Garden waste collection

Garden Waste Hints & Tips

A compost heap or bin is by far the best way to deal with lawn mowings, soft hedge clippings, annual weeds, old bedding plants and the like.

Why not set aside a space in your garden for a compost area? It's great for wildlife and helps you to create your own homegrown compost.  You could even make your own compost bin! 

Old plastic sacks are ideal for collecting manure from local stables, taking rubbish to the tip or lining hanging baskets after being cut up. 

All sorts of things – unwanted building materials such as surplus patio slabs, perhaps a shed or greenhouse you are taking down, or unwanted plants you need to dig out – can find eager new owners via the internet, thanks to sites such as