Can I Compost Pistachio Shells?

When I first started composting I had two main issues, one which caused the other. First off, I wanted to compost everything in my kitchen. This meant that, not only did I add a lot of weird things to my compost, but that I always found myself short on browns. One of the ways I …

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How Long Does It Take To Make Compost?

When my wife and I moved into our current house we were super excited to plant a garden. That is until we saw the soil. Sandy soil with nothing at all to offer vegetable plants. We knew that it would need some serious amending to start producing well for us and composting would be the …

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10 Compostable Household Products You Should Be Using

If you’ve been composting for any period of time you’ll know that it’s addicting. I hadn’t had a compost tumbler very long before I started throwing in chicken bones, old yogurt, plasticized cardboard, and all sorts of other dumb things. Long story short, my first load of compost was a total waste that I ended …

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How To Make Sure You Have A Bear Proof Compost Bin

Composting in bear country is a unique experience. The possibility that you might go out one morning and find your compost tumbler torn open like a tin can is not an enjoyable one. An even less enjoyable prospect in would be to find a bear mid-rummage through your tumbler or pile when you’re headed out …

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