Compost

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hand adding scoop of bokashi additives to compost bucket
Is Bokashi Composting Better?

This ancient technique accelerates the breakdown process.

large wooden compost bins by a brick wall
How to Organize a Fast Acting Backyard Compost Bin

Boost breakdown speed with layering and placement.

A trio of wood compost bins outside in the winter snow.
How to Compost in the Winter

Composting in cold weather is possible with some patience and time to winterize.

A woman dumping food scraps into a small bucket.
How to Compost Indoors

Give back to the earth without going outside.

A bin of compost.
Common Composting Problem Solutions

Composting comes with common problems that are (luckily!) easily solved. Find the simple solutions here!

How to Make Compost Tea
Tea Time - How To Brew Up Nature's Best Liquid Fertilizer

Nature's best liquid fertilizer is just a few steps away.

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Organic Gardening and Composting

Gardening is not about the plants, it's about using the right type of soil.

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Making a Compost Bin with Cinder Blocks - Cristi Fry

A homemade compost bin made of cinder blocks will outlast other bins.

wetland area
How Bio Filters Work

There's no need to bring substitutes in for nature's work.

Worms and rich compost in a gardener
How to Use Your Indoor Vermicomposter

Food for worms becomes food for your garden.

Woman using garden fork to remove uncomposted food waste from top of composting pile, before spreading the compost onto a vegetable garden.
Simple Fertilizer and Compost Recipes

4 basic recipes to make your garden greener.

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Open Bottomed Compost Bin Facts to Know

Open bottomed compost bins are amongst the most commonly used forms of composting.

Pouring food scraps into a compost bin
Aerated Compost Tea, The New Organic Fertilizer

You may not drink it, but your plants will.

Food scraps for composting, vegetable peelings and egg shell.
Make Kitchen Compost: Let's Breakdown Your Shopping List

Organize your kitchen scraps by compost and non-compost.

Vermicomposting.
Garden Composting: Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting uses worms to compost.

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Garden Composting 2 - Getting Started

Many materials can be added to a compost pile, including leaves, grass clippings, straw, woody brush,

Bees outside.
Bees in the Compost Bin

Whether or not to keep bees in your compost and key steps to removing bad ones.

Shoveling up a pile of compost.
How to Speed up Your Composting

Kick nature's composting process into high gear with a few simple steps.

Preventing flies from invading your compost bin.
Preventing Flies from Invading Your Compost Bin

Prepare to repel a hoard or flies.

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Growing Plants out of a Compost Bin

Growing vegetables or other plants in a compost bin with nutritionally-rich organic compost is a great