Kōrero: Organic farming

Watering the compost

Watering the compost

Organic compost is made twice yearly at Millton Vineyard in Gisborne. The compost is made from winery and vineyard waste, and is watered to regulate the temperature and moisture so that biological activity is maintained. Lime (white powder) is added to prevent the compost becoming too acid. Millton is New Zealand’s first certified organic and biodynamic winery.

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The Millton Vineyard

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Seager Mason, 'Organic farming - What is organic farming?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16944/watering-the-compost (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Seager Mason, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008