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Composting Pros And Cons (Seventeen Important Tips)

If you’re thinking about getting into composting but you aren’t sure where to start or what the advantages might be, we’re here to help. There are lots of reasons that you might find composting a valuable addition to your household habits. It also has many environmental benefits, but there are a few drawbacks, especially if…

Can Composting Start A Fire? ( A Detailed Guide)

If you’re just getting into gardening and starting with your “green thumbs”, you might be noticing that there are a lot of things to learn, and some of them sound quite daunting. Though compost heaps are relatively straightforward once you’ve got them up and running, they come with a steep learning curve and can be…

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Compost temperature to kill pathogens( Temp guide lines)

Introduction If you are composting food waste and garden waste, you are probably wondering how you ensure that nothing dangerous survives the composting process. This is particularly important if you compost meat or animal feces. With that in mind, let’s look at a compost temperature to kill pathogens ( Temp guide lines). Compost needs to…

Why does compost steam? ( Is it dangerous )

Introduction Have you ever wondered why compost often seems to steam? If you’ve recently built a compost heap and you’ve seen clouds of white droplets rolling off it, you might be panicking, and wondering whether you’ve done something wrong, or if this is dangerous. It can be a pretty concerning sight, especially with a large…

what’s the perfect temp for compost heaps

Introduction Temperature matters a surprising amount when it comes to getting your compost heap operating efficiently, but a lot of people aren’t sure how hot is too hot, or whether their heap still breaks down when it’s cold. In this article, we’re going to look at the different temperatures, and talk about finding the perfect…

Is mushroom compost good for potatoes? (lets find out)

Introduction If you love mushroom compost, you may be wondering whether you can use it for growing potatoes. Mushroom compost has lots of advantages, but it’s important to know what your plants need before you put them into mushroom compost. It’s okay to use mushroom compost with potatoes, but you will need plenty of other…

What is composted bark mulch? (Complete Guide)

Introduction There is so much to learn when it comes to composting in your garden, and if you’ve come across terms like mulching, you might be feeling a little confused and overwhelmed about what to do and how to feed your plants. Today, we’re going to cover what is composted bark mulch? Complete Guide 2022….

Using unfinished compost – Complete Guide

Introduction Have you ever considered using unfinished compost on your garden? If you’ve emptied out your compost bin and you’ve got bits that haven’t finished composting, this is definitely tempting, but you must do so with care, because it can play havoc with your garden. That’s why we’re looking at using unfinished compost – a…

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