For a majority of people that have their own garden, the thought of not knowing what to do with their garden waste is a daunting thought. When you are clearing out your garden, tidying your flower beds or re-doing the fencing, a lot of waste produced won’t be able to …

So you have a bin and know what to put in it, now we have to get composting! The base layer is quite important, using coarse materials like twigs, wood chips or straw will give your compost good drainage and space to breathe. Now all you have to do is …

Conditions That Affect Composting Soil with 7.7 percent organic matter contains 2.5 pounds of carbon per square foot, this holds the carbon out of the atmosphere. If everyone did this it would help counter the build up of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere. What is the Ideal Compost pH? – …

¬†Why is Composting So Beneficial Compost is a very environmentally safe source of nitrogen because compost-nitrogen is in organic form and must be mineralized before it has the potential to leach and to contaminate water supplies (such as groundwater). Mineralization (the conversion of organic forms of an element into inorganic …