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Composting 101 Tips - How to Make Compost - Organic Gardening
Here is a crash course in composting: what to compost, where to compost, how to maintain your compost pile, and how to harvest and use your compost.
Benefits of Composting - Reasons to Compost - Organic Gardening
What are the benefits of composting in your garden? There are several, both in terms of garden health and reducing the amount of waste we produce.
What is Compost - Gardening - About.com
Compost is the end product of the decomposition of organic matter. Organic matter includes: garden waste, kitchen scraps, manure, leaves, grass clippings, ...
Home Composting - Different Types of Home Composting Systems
So you want to compost, but you don't know where to start? Or you have limitations to deal with, such as a lack of space or neighbors that just don't understand.
Compost! - Organic Gardening - About.com
Whether you compost in a large, multi-bin system or a single vermicomposting bin, there is plenty of information here about composting, including what to ...
What is Trench Composting? - Organic Gardening - About.com
Trench composting is easy, invisible, and possible in any size garden. This article will explain the method, as well as suggest a few ways to compost in trenches ...
Hot Composting How-To - How to Make Compost in Less Time
The term "hot composting" refers to a method in which microbial activity within the compost pile is at its optimum level, which results in finished compost in a ...
How to Make a Trash Can Composter Bin - Organic Gardening
Not every gardener has the space for a large compost pile, and not all municipalities allow back yard composting. The good news is that it's very easy to compost ...
Greens and Browns for the Compost Pile - Organic Gardening
Question: Which items are "greens" and which are "browns" when it comes to composting? Here is a simple list of common materials for the compost pile, ...
How to Make Your Own Compost - A Guide
One of the most popular and beneficial things to add is compost. Compost can be purchased at any garden supply center, but it is very easy (and less ...