Category: Composting

Thinking About The Compost

Thinking about the Compost Today I am going to begin contemplating my new compost pile.  This is a bonus week because I was so harried from in-laws and travel that I only posted one...

Cold Weather Composting

Cold Weather Composting Animals and microorganisms that break down organic matter into compost rely heavily on temperature to help them. Heat acts as a catalyst, speeding up the composting process. Composting does not stop...

When Should Compost Be Applied

When Should Compost Be Applied? The principal factor in determining when to apply compost is its condition. If the compost is half finished or noticeably fibrous, it could be applied in October or November....

Compost For Gardening On A Budget

Compost for Gardening on a Budget So, this whole compost pile activity is going to mesh well with my family New Year’s Resolution to also trim money from the budget and trim our waistlines. ...

Composting With Worms

Composting with Worms We’ve lately had a few questions about .  Can you put them in a tumbler?  Will they get too hot?  How do you compost with worms?  (Disclaimer:  I am not yet...