The Essentials of Composting
Composting lets you dispose of garbage without sending it to the landfill. You can throw organic matter into a compost pile and with little effort harvest rich organic matter to enrich your garden soil.
At last, you're ready to start piling up the goods. You can speed decomposition by creating a pile of optimum proportions and prepping ingredients before tossing them on the heap. The basics of building [more…]
A well-constructed pile can be left to rot on its own timetable, rewarding you with useable compost in three to six months. If you want to dig out black gold faster than that, or if you didn't have quite [more…]
This easy recipe for a freestanding pile works well for just about anyone. You can also follow these instructions but layer the material in a bin of some sort, if you choose to use a compost container. [more…]
If you build a basic compost pile, you'll have harvestable compost from the bottom and center of the pile in three to six months. To speed up the composting process, you have to invest a little more time [more…]