Composting

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…

Can you put too many leaves in garden soil? ( Find the perfect balance )

Introduction Gardening is all about finding the right balances, and if you are looking to improve the soil in your garden, you have probably heard about adding leaves to it – but you may not know how many to add, or how to dig them in. We are going to find out today. Leaves are…

Do plastic compost bins leach toxins?

Introduction If you are getting interested in composting and making your food and garden waste into something useful, you might be wondering about the importance of the container that you make your compost in. We are all becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of plastics, and you may be wondering “do plastic compost bins leach…

What papers can be composted and why?

Introduction We all know that composting is a great way to deal with waste, and most people are also aware that you can compost many things, including paper – but do you know how that works? Can you throw any old paper on your compost heap, or is it better to avoid some kinds of…

7 Reasons why your compost heap is taking longer than expected

Introduction More and more people are getting into home composting as being a great way to deal with organic waste and go a little greener, and that’s a fantastic thing – but sometimes, compost can be a bit confusing or frustrating. It may surprise you how long it takes for food to compost, so today…

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