Garden Compost Tumblers (5) are a great way to recycle your kitchen waste and soft yard clippings faster than stand alone composters. In fact, most tumblers will bioconvert at a 15-25% higher rate, producing buckets of nutrient-rich humus for your garden. While results may vary depending on a multitude of variables, the most important include: aeration, [...]
How To Compost
How-to articles on composting at home, including compost basics for piles and bins, and worm composting.
Composting is one of the best ways to lower your impact on the natural world. Not only does it reduce the volume of waste going to the landfill or down the drain, it also recycles the valuable nutrients found in your food scraps and yard debris into valuable, mineral-rich humus for use on your ornamental [...]
Food scraps can easily cause odor and pest problems in a compost pile, but the nutrition in food wastes are too precious to squander. Grub composting is a terrific way to quickly reduce food wastes down to where they can be safely added to a pile. In as little as 24 hours, black soldier fly [...]
If you want to get nutrients and living microorganisms down into the soil as fast as possible, consider brewing a batch of compost.
The simplest way to incorporate compost into your gardening is to make it a part of your garden from the start with the no-turning Lasagna Gardening method.
For a successful lasagna garden, follow these comprehensive, detailed tips from a Master Composter.
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.
To protect bare soil, especially around trees and shrubs, use mulch which may be made from a wide variety of organic materials, such as straw or leaves.
If you don’t have room for a compost pile in your garden, try trench composting to make the most of your space.
Try one of the simplest composting techniques for disposing of food waste and pet feces — a soil ingestor, an anaerobic composting system you can build yourself.