Ken’s Weekly Tips – Leaves + Grass Clippings = Fantastic Compost

by Ken C | Last Updated: 09/12/2021

If you’ve ever tried to make compost with grass clippings in one of those green plastic compost bins you buy from a garden centre, then you’ll have probably ended up with a pile of brown (or black) smelly mess.

Take a look at this alternative, here I’ll show you how I’ve converted grass clippings and leaves into the most wonderful compost ready for the garden.

Ken Crowther is an award winning broadcaster, author and member of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. He has been gardening for over 50 years and his knowledge and experience are drawn on to provide advice and information about garden design, plants for all seasons, gardening techniques and gardening tips. Gardening with Ken's broad appeal means he reaches a wide audience across the UK from amateur gardeners to top level horticulturists.