Category: Composting

Solving Composting Problems

Compost Conundrums: Solving composting problems Making your own compost is the best way to add organic matter and natural fertilizer to your garden. Organic matter helps water move through the soil—water stays in the...

The Garbage Can Compost Bin

The Garbage Can Compost Bin We all want to be greener, healthier and wiser, but we don’t have to break the bank to do it. Here’s my garbage can composter. It’s simple, chic and...

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....