Nitrogens Everywhere and Not a Carbon in Sight

Nitrogens Everywhere and Not a Carbon in Sight

Nitrogens Everywhere and Not a Carbon in Sight! We typically typically tell people how to compost using the example of leaves for carbon (browns) and grass clippings for nitrogen (greens).  This is an accurate, easy-to-understand example for most homeowners to follow because leaves and grass clippings are common garden waste. In real life, however, an abundance of…

What You Can and Cant Compost

What You Can and Cant Compost

What You Can and Can’t Compost All appropriate compost ingredients are organic.  Organic refers to matter that is a part of, or comes from, something that is (or was) alive.  In other words, organic refers to plants, animals and their naturally-occurring by-products. Compost Only Organic Materials Nature has a cycle for animals and plants.  When they die, they decay.  Their decaying forms…

Worm Composting- Step By Step Guide To Vermicompost

Worm Composting- Step By Step Guide To Vermicompost

Vermicompost – Your Guide to Vermicomposting / Worm Composting If you’re thinking of getting into worm composting, you’ve probably got a pile of questions, maybe even a little trepidation. Worm composting may seem like a strange concept, but it’s really just another form of composting. The worms are actually doing the work of breaking down…