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Asked on Oct 18, 2017
What’s the best way to start composting?
on Oct 18, 2017
on Oct 18, 2017
Hello Kim! Here is an awesome article that tells you everything you need to know about composting. Let me say just one thing before you read it. The article talks about a compost bin. A bin is nice but isn’t necessary if you live on a large or remote property. If that’s the case just designste an area where you will maintain your compost pile. Here is the information:
on Oct 18, 2017
Find the perfect container, find the perfect location in your home or yard, and educate yourself on the items that can and cannt be put in a compost bin.
Keep it green!
on Oct 18, 2017
you need an area designated for the Compost pile. It shouldn’t smell but it can call critters looking for a snack, I have it fenced in behind the shed. There are also compost tumblers that will quicken the breakdown of the scraps. Any thing that was once green and growing can be composted. No metals...or plastic. Cardboard is ok. My compost tumbler gets converted into a mixer of growing medium for for my above ground garden.
on Oct 18, 2017
Put it in an area that you will actually use it. If it's too far away or an inconvenience you will probably let it slide after a while. Vegetable scraps, egg shells, tea bags or coffee grounds. No meat or cheese, dressings, etc. Also need dry carbon source. Dry leaves, straw, dried grass clippings. Be careful of adding weed seeds if you aren't going to maintain a compost pile that will have a temperature that is high enough to kill unwanted seeds.
on Oct 19, 2017
The following is a complete guide to composting...everything you ever needed to know. Each area is broken down to give you additional info!
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 How Composting Works:
 Benefits of Composting:
 Starting a Compost Pile:
 How to Keep Compost Over Winter:
 Making Indoor Compost:
 Choosing Compost Bins:
 Turning Your Compost Pile:
 Heating Up the Compost Pile:
 Tips for Storing Compost:
 What Can and Cannot Go into Compost:
 Understanding Greens and Browns:
 Beneficial Bacteria in Compost:
 Composting Coffee Grounds:
 Eggshells in Compost:
 Citrus Peels in Compost:
 Composting Banana Peels:
 Making Compost with Grass Clippings:
 Seaweed in Compost:
 Fish Scraps in Compost:
 Composting Meat Scraps:
 Tomato Plants in Compost:
 Composting Tea Bags:
 Composting Kitchen Scraps:
 How to Compost Onion Peels:
 Compost Manures:
 Using Sawdust in Compost:
 Newspaper in Compost Piles:
 Using Ashes in Compost:
 Composting Leaves:
 Composting Cardboard:
 Learn About Composting Diapers:
 Adding Hair to Compost:
 Composting Pine Needles:
 Can You Compost Dryer Lint:
 Tips for Composting Hay:
 Information About Nut Shells in Compost:
 Tips on Composting Acorns:
 Composting Sweetgum Balls:
 Flies in Compost:
 Larva in Compost Pile:
 Compost Soil Has Worms:
 Animals and Bugs in Compost:
 How to Fix Bad Smelling Compost:
 Managing Compost Odors:
 Compost Tea Smells Bad:
 Vegetable Sprouts in Compost:
 Composting Toilets:
 Mushroom Composting:
 Composting Gin Trash:
 Lasagna Sod Composting:
 How to Make Compost Tea:
 Trench Composting Method:
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