Category: making compost

Storing ingredients

Batch Composting

Batch Composting A brief overview. Is the Continuous method of composting too slow for you?  If so, here’s how to speed up your results. If you are lucky enough to have access to a...

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Catastrophic Compost Problems

Compost Problems – Tips for dealing with catastrophe in your compost. Although a vast amount of scientific research has been and is being done in the fields of  domestic and commercial composting, on a...

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Unsuitable Compost Ingredients

Learn which materials are unsuitable compost ingredients. The following is a list of items that you should not use as composting ingredients.  Some experts say you should not attempt to compost these materials in a...

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Good to Compost

The table below lists good compost ingredients with information on each. Check here to find out what compost ingredients you can  safely add to your pile or bin. Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio – a brief explanation....

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Compost Ingredients

Lists of Compost Ingredients help you to choose materials that will be beneficial to your compost The best compost comes from a variety of materials. Introduce as many different compost ingredients as you can....

Continuous Composting

Continuous Composting

That pile at the end of the garden where you toss your organic rubbish and let it rot down, is an example of continuous composting. Here are some tips for getting started if you decide...

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Continuous Composting Tips

That pile at the end of the garden where you toss your organic rubbish and let it rot down, is an example of continuous composting. Here are some tips for making sure that all...

Starting a Backyard Compost

Starting a Backyard Compost

  Starting a backyard compost – the foundation of it all If you are thinking about starting a backyard compost, you will need to decide just how you want to go about it – after...