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Composting for Beginners: Part II

How To Build a Compost Pile

If you haven’t read our first post on “How to Compost”, Part I of this composting series will give you insights into the basics of composting and what you can add to your pile.

Building a compost heap

Place your compost heap in a convenient but unobtrusive location. Choose a nearby location if the compost will be used primarily in the garden. A convenient source of water is … Read the rest

How to Compost

Composting for Beginners: Part 1

Home Composting Guide

Composting at home is becoming more and more popular as gardeners look to do their own part in conservation and sustainability. The compost process allows us to reduce the contribution to landfills, and give our garden well needed resources at no cost. Here is part 1 of our Composting for Beginners / Composting Guide for Homeowners.

What exactly is compost?

Compost is a dark, friable, partially decomposed form of organic matter that … Read the rest

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Composting Leaves: For Fall Gardeners

Composting Leaves For Your Garden

Composting leaves is a fantastic method to recycle and create an amazing and nutrient rich garden soil amendment that will provide amazing results. The benefits using leaves in your compost are many. The leaf compost provides bulk and increases the porosity of the soil, raises the fertility, diminishes the strain on landfills, and can create a living layer over your plants. Learning how to compost leaves is simple and requires … Read the rest

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