As fun and easy as Lasagna Gardening can be, you may encounter a few bumps in the road. Here are tricks of the trade from a Master Composter.
No matter how big your compost piles, or how numerous, done right they need not stink. Follow these tips for avoiding foul-smelling compost in your backyard.
If you think your compost pile is decomposing too slowly, make sure you are turning it often enough and maintaining the right balance of ingredients.
If you think your compost pile is too wet, here’s how to troubleshoot excess moisture, as well as preventive measures to keep it from happening again.
If you think your compost pile is too dry, wind conditions and temperature could be playing a role, or you may need to add more water and/or nitrogens.
When it comes to asking for composting advice, avoid general inquires and concentrate instead on the specifics of your situation.
Whatever your worm bin problem — from foul odor, to excess moisture, to the dreaded “worm crawl” — these troubleshooting tips will help.