I have a problem. When I start shopping for something I keep looking at the next size up, the next price point, and the next quality level. When started shopping for compost tumblers I first saw FCMP’s 37 Gallon Tumbler (the most popular backyard tumbler by far) and within an hour I was looking at … Read more How big of a compost tumbler do I need?
I was doing some scientific research for an article I was writing about maggots in your compost (I finished it, it’s here) when someone on the Composting Subreddit commented “…I just add in whole eggs, cover them with some leaves, and pee on the whole thing.” Dude on Reddit You pee on your compost. That … Read more Should you pee on your compost pile? The 3 Benefits of Urine
Maggots are disgusting. They exist in the filthiest places, feast on dead and rotting flesh (mostly corpses), and carry disease and death everywhere they go. At least that’s the view that every city-dwelling American seems to have. In many cultures maggots are far from something to be disgusted by. In fact, many places have survived … Read more Dealing with maggots in your compost: Are they good or bad?
When I first decided to start composting I had a lot of problems to solve…or at least I thought I did. One of the major ones that had kept me from starting before was a location for my pile. Deciding where to start your compost pile is no small task. In fact, for many people, … Read more The 3 Best Places to Put Your Compost Pile, Bin, or Tumbler