How to Get Started with In-Ground Composting

When you get down to it, composting is simply a controlled method of leaving food in/on the ground until it returns to earth. Mother nature has been doing it for millions of years and the new-fangled methods people use are just an effort to speed things up. This has led many people to think they …

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How Fast Do Red Wiggler Worms Reproduce In Compost?

The red wriggler worm is a composting wonder, and you can typically find them in your pile of well-rotted manure (especially if you put them there). Red wrigglers are also one of the most common types of worms found in vermicomposting bins. You might have even seen them wiggling around on top of moist soil …

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The Complete Guide To Making and Using Ericaceous Compost

Ever wondered what the secret is behind successfully growing Ericaceae plants? Well, if you’ve tried and failed, you’ll be happy to hear that it probably isn’t your fault. In fact, the likelihood of you having soil suitable for Ericaceae plants is highly improbable. This is because most of the world’s distribution of soil isn’t acidic. …

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How Many Worms Do I Need For My Compost Bin?

Vermicomposting is the mechanism of using worms in a compost bin to help to speed up the conversion of organic waste material to usable, nutrient-rich compost. There are several criteria you need to consider when first setting up a compost bin that you want to use to house worms to assist with the decomposition of …

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How to Use a Compost Tumbler (The Complete Guide)

Have you ever considered composting but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re concerned about the smell? Or where to put your compost? Then composting with a compost tumbler may be your solution. It’s an inexpensive and environmentally friendly way to reduce waste in the environment and make your own nutrient-rich compost. This article …

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