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How to Make Compost

The key to a successful compost pile is in the diversity of ingredients you put into it – the greater the variety the better. A large pile of leaves may be an enticing destination for leaping children, but it does … Continue reading

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How Compost is Made

Compost is made through the process of decomposing. That much should be fairly obvious. But what actually happens during decomposition that changes your grass, leaves, stems and other organic matter from what it was into the beautiful, fluffy black stuff … Continue reading

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Composting at Home in Your Backyard

Composting is a rewarding and exciting (yes, I said exciting) activity for gardeners that you can do at your home, right in your own backyard. If you don’t believe me that composting is exciting, that may be because you haven’t … Continue reading

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What is Compost?

Since the earliest days of creation plants and the soil have shared something of a symbiotic relationship with each other. As plants grow, they absorb valuable nutrients from the soil such as nitrogen, potassium, carbon and phosphorous. These and other … Continue reading

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