Composting 101: Five Different Ways to Compost

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While this is not an inclusive list, it does give you a few different ways to create compost to feed your garden soil. Vermicomposting This is composting with worms and will produce rich, fertile compost that will let your garden thrive!  You don’t have to have something fancy to make worm composting work for you. … 

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Composting 101: What is the Difference in Hot and Cold?

Have you heard the terms hot composting or cold composting?  Have you thought, what on earth are they talking about?  I have!  It has nothing to do with the weather, actually it has to do with your hands-on approach to how you want to go about composting.  Simple put, hot and cold composting have the… 

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Composting 101: What is Green & Brown?

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Photo Credit: TotallyGreen.com When you look at composting articles or books they use the terms “green” and “brown” compost items. What exacly do they mean? The end result of compost is your garden’s gold-it is what feeds the soil life, the worms and microbes then do the actual work of turning your waste into dark,… 

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Composting 101: What are the Benefits to Composting?

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What are the Benefits of Composting? The answer to that question is fairly simple: it is good for your garden and also the environment! Benefits to Your Garden Compost is one of nature’s best mulches and soil amendments, and you can use it instead of commercial synthetic fertilizers.  Using compost improves soil structure and aeration… 

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