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How To Use A Compost Bin (Beginner’s Step-By-Step Guide)

Wait! Don’t chuck that banana peel in the trash; turn it into healthy food for your plants! Almost a third of the things we throw away are compostable, so setting up a compost bin is an excellent way to live greener. To get you started, here’s a beginner’s step-by-step guide to using a compost bin.  How To Use […]

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Fall Composting (10 Things To Do in Autumn)

Autumn is one of the best times of the year for composting. But the things you need to do in the fall are slightly different from summer! This article will tell you the best composting practices to apply during this season. The guidelines below will put you on the right path if you want to optimize your […]

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Adding Soil to Compost (The Secret Ingredient?)

You may have heard that putting soil in compost is the right thing to do. But knowing why, how much, or what type of soil you should add can be a bit confusing. Rest assured, the answers are pretty simple and here I’ll explain everything you need to know about the use of dirt in compost. The […]

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How To Make Compost From Kitchen Waste (The Easy Way)

If you’re like me and you enjoy cooking, then you produce an abundance of food scraps every time you’re in the kitchen! Just about all types of organic refuse makes excellent compost material. And composting household scraps is a great way to make something beneficial for your plants, while reducing your home’s weekly waste production […]

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Storing Leaves for Compost (The Best Way to Store Dry Leaves)

It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to fall. And you’ve probably figured out that dry leaves are an excellent source of brown composting material. But what’s the best way to store dry leaves for compost? At certain times of the year gardeners often find themselves lacking brown, carbon rich material. Which is […]

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How to Shred Cardboard for Compost

Cardboard is an excellent substitute for carbon rich, brown matter when you can’t find dry plant material. Using shredded card in compost is a well known solution. But handling large amounts of packaging and boxes can be tricky. I sometimes find myself facing a huge heap of cardboard boxes that need cutting and shredding in […]

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