How to make biodynamic compost

Discover in a few easy steps how to make BD compost. In the spirit of the founder of BD farming and gardening, the compost should be made from a variety of sources and layered. The ideal sized heap is around a cubic metres in size. Ideally it should include material from organic sources, rock dusts such as lime and basalt together with manures of animals and birds.

Such a diverse selection of sources leads to a compost that has diverse micro-flora which is exactly what we are looking for in a garden.

Here are the basics of how to construct a compost heap

and then once the heap has lost it's initial high heat from the profusion of microbial activity, adding the biodynamic preparations is next…

Our compost is aged for around 12 months before it is ready to use.