test
Home Garden Compost

Compost

Step by Step Guide to Making Garden Compost: How to Turn Organic Waste Into Valuable Soil Improvement Material

When composted vegetable matter is decomposed by micro-organisms it produces a dark brown, sweet-smelling, peat-like material which improves the soil and plant...

Straw vs Hay: What’s The Difference Between Straw And Hay?

Hay and straw are commonly confused especially when both are dried and baled. We will cover some of the fundamental differences of straw and...

How to Start Worm Composting: Recycle Kitchen Waste into Compost by Using Worms

Worm composting is a great way for anyone with limited space to turn kitchen waste into compost for the garden or houseplants. Composting food scraps...

How to Treat Common Compost Problems

Turn smelly compost bins and cold compost piles into sources of rich organic humus for the garden with these composting tips. Compost should form the...

Organic Garden Compost (Batch, Continuous, Anaerobic and Aerobic Aspects of Compost)

Great changes take place within a compost pile so that it becomes greater than the sum of its parts – there are more usable...

Troubleshooting Problems in Worm Composting Bins

Composting worms do need moisture, but too much can kill. Overly wet bins can also foster pest insect outbreaks. Give worms adequate moisture, but...

Make Compost Without a Bin

Compost is a vital element in the organic garden, so you mustn't let the absence of a bin stop you from harvesting black gold. If...

How to Maintain a Healthy Compost Pile and Accelerate Decomposition

Learn three methods that will speed up the rate at which your compost pile generates viable compost. This article details how to compost effectively. There...

Indoor Composting Methods: Create Organic Humus for the Home Garden in a Small Space

Organic gardeners can create odorless compost indoors using modern bins and composting methods. No red worms are required. Indoor composting is nothing new to organic...

Easy Homemade Compost Grows Healthy Plants

People associate composting with hard work, rodents and dirty smells. Nothing could be further from the truth. Reduce your kitchen scraps and enjoy a...