The Eden Project is now open daily. All visits must be pre-booked online. Read our FAQS.

What is soil?

Did you know…? Soil usually takes centuries to form, but we made 83,000 tonnes of it in a few months to start off our gardens – by mixing green compost with waste from the former china clay pit that is our home. Find out more abour soil and composting.

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