How to Compost

How to Use Compost

Have you been dreaming of going green? You recycle your glass, tins, plastic and paper, but now is the time to take things a step further? If you have a garden or even if you have a beautiful patio with gorgeous potted plants, using your kitchen scraps can make fantastic compost that is completely natural and organic, helping you take recycling to a whole new level. The fantastic thing about making compost is you can make it in the garden or you can make it indoors, there are lots of compost bins on the market and there is guaranteed to [...]

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What to Compost

You’ve got your compost bin all ready, you’ve placed in on a well drained spot in your garden and you’re ready to start recycling naturally and making great nutrient rich compost for your garden and vegetable patch. You’ll probably be tempted to throw everything into the compost pile, but there are certain materials you should use and only in certain quantities, these work together to break down the materials and turn them into that dark, crumbling compost you plants need with that wonderful earthy compost smell. Basically the materials you need are broken down into two groups, your green nitrogen [...]

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How to Make Fast Compost

You’ve heard everyone speaking about making their own compost and you have been eager to give it a go for your own garden. The thought of being able to recycle most of your household waste and reduce the amount of waste you send to the land pile is appealing, but the thought of waiting months for your compost is too long. You need to know how to make fast compost and it can be done.   The Methods There are two methods to making compost. The first is the Indore Method where you pile on the green nitrogen materials and [...]

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Top Tips on How to Compost

You’ve heard everyone talking about their compost heap, you’ve seen your family and friends beautiful blooming gardens and you’re maybe wondering how to go about it. Composting is not only a fantastic way to recycle naturally and reduce the amount of waste in landfills, but it is a completely natural fertilizer that will get your garden blooming in no time at all. Generally composting can take a few months from beginning to end, so be prepared to be patient, but the wonderful natural minerals are well worth it when you see your garden benefit and your waste reduced. Once you [...]

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Learn How to Compost

Compost is a wonderful natural fertilizer made up by all your kitchen waste and garden waste. It uses organic materials like your vegetable scraps and is broken down by worms and insects to make natural fertilizer that helps the soil retain moisture, helping your plants and lawn grow. In order to get your compost to break down efficiently and effectively you need a mixture of green nitrogen materials and brown carbon materials, which we will get to a little further on. The biggest advantage of composting is that it is such a natural way to recycle and you reduce the [...]

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