Composting

Can You Plant In Just Compost? (Expert advice on compost planting)

If you have spent painstaking months creating the best possible compost, lovingly turning and aerating your compost pile, and you’ve now got some of the famous gardener’s “black gold,” you might be wondering what the next step is. Perhaps you’re wondering, can you plant in just compost? You can theoretically plant in just compost, but…

Does Trench Composting Work? (Let’s find out)

introduction If you’ve come across trench composting before, you might be wondering quite a few things about it – and the most significant question is likely to be “does trench composting work?” The answer is yes, it does, but you need to do it right in order to get good results. Trench composting can be…

Composting Schedule and Time Frame (When Should You Start?)

Compost can add an incredible amount of nutrients to your garden. If you’re looking to do your own composting, you may have questions about how to go about it. The best time to start a compost pile is in the Fall. The size, composition, and how you tend to it, will determine how long it…

Composting Vs. Vermicomposting: (What’s The Difference)

If you’re just dipping your toes into the composting world, you might be looking to learn the difference between composting and vermicomposting, and trying to decide which method is right for you. Both methods will produce rich compost for you to use on your garden, and they are a great way to reduce the amount…

How Do You Make Compost Tea?

Have you ever heard of compost tea? If you haven’t, you’re in for a great treat. If you have, you’ll know what amazing properties it is said to bestow on your plants. Some claims may be a touch exaggerated, but compost tea is certainly something that can give your plants a boost and help them…

5 Types of Composting Worms

If you’re interested in composting and compost worms, you may have realized that compost worms aren’t ordinary earthworms – so digging up a handful of these and adding them to the composter is not a particularly good way to get good compost, or happy worms. Having the right worms can help your compost to break…

Does Compost Turn Into Soil?

introduction If you’re taking your first steps into the world of composting, you might be feeling a little confused about a key piece of information – does compost turn into soil? After all, it’s used in the garden, it looks very much like earth, so what is it? Compost is not the same as the…

Why Does My Compost Smell? (And How To Control Odor)

Compost bins – contrary to the beliefs of some – should not smell bad. They should smell faintly of earth, and occasionally have a slightly sweet, rotten scent as food breaks down, but nothing strong or unpleasant. You shouldn’t be able to smell your compost bin from a distance. There are a number of different…

How Long Does It Take To Make Compost? (The Ultimate Guide)

More and more people are looking to start composting as a greener way of dealing with kitchen waste and also providing themselves with soil for their gardens. Composting is very eco-friendly, as it reduces the need to ship food (and commercial compost) around, and massively cuts the issues associated with food waste going into landfill….

Are Compost Fumes Toxic To Dogs ? ( A Complete Guide)

Composting is becoming an increasingly popular part of life for people all over the world, as more and more look for ways to reduce their environmental footprint, and also as the interest in gardening rises. However, with any new venture, there are questions to answer and things to learn. If you have a compost heap…

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