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Using Sawdust In Your Compost Pile

Most people who keep a compost pile know about the typical things you can add to it. These things may include weeds, food scraps, leaves and grass clippings. But what about s

Composting With Newspaper – Putting Newspaper In A Compost Pile

If you receive a daily or weekly newspaper or even just pick one up on occasion, you may be wondering, “cCn you compost newspaper?” It seems such a shame to throw away so muc

Composting With Coffee Grounds – Used Coffee Grounds For Gardening

Whether you make your cup of coffee daily or you have noticed your local coffee house has started to put out bags of used coffee, you may be wondering about composting with c

Composting Toilets – The Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Composting Toilet

Using composting toilets can help reduce water usage. This type of toilet consists of a well-ventilated container that houses and decomposes human waste. How Do Composting To

Garden Recycling: Using Garbage To Make Your Plants Grow Better

By Stan V. Griep American Rose Society Certified Consulting Rosarian – Rocky Mountain District If there is one thing most gardeners know how to do, and do well, it is ga

Eggshells In The Garden: Using Eggshells In Soil, Compost And As Pest Control

Many people don't know that using eggshells in the garden can help in many ways. If you are wondering what to do with crushed eggshells (or whole eggshells for that mat

Citrus Peels In Compost – Tips For Composting Citrus Peels

In years past, some people recommended that citrus peels (orange peels, lemon peels, lime peels, etc.) should not be composted. The reasons given were always unclear and rang

Bananas In Compost: How To Compost Banana Peels

Many people are excited to find out that they can use banana peels as fertilizer. Using banana peels in compost is a great way to add both organic material and some very impo

Understanding The Browns And Greens Mix For Compost

Composting is a great way to add nutrients and organic material to your garden while reducing the amount of garbage we send to the landfills. But many people who are new to c

Composting Leaves In Garden: Learn The Benefits Of Leaf Compost

Composting leaves is a terrific way to recycle and create a nutrient rich garden soil amendment at the same time. The benefits of leaf compost are numerous. The compost incre

Learn More About Using Ashes In Compost

Is ash good for compost? Yes. Since ashes do not contain nitrogen and will not burn plants, they can be useful in the garden, especially in the compost pile. Wood ash compost

Grass Clipping Composting: Making Compost With Grass Clippings

Making compost with grass clippings seems like a logical thing to do, and it is, but you do need to be aware of some things about composting lawn grass before you go ahead an

Composting Gin Trash – How To Compost Cotton Gin Trash

The processing of cotton leaves behind chaff, seeds and other plant material that is not useful to the industry. It is, however, a natural material that we can compost and tu

Composting Cardboard: Information On Types Of Cardboard To Compost Safely

Using cardboard in compost is a rewarding experience that makes great use of boxes taking up space. There are different types of cardboard to compost, so knowing what you are

Using Seaweed For Compost: Learn How To Compost Seaweed

Oceanside gardeners have an unexpected bounty just lying outside their door. Gardeners in the interior have to pay for this gardening gold. I'm talking about seaweed, l

Composting Meat: Can You Compost Meat Scraps

We all know that composting is not only a valuable eco-friendly tool, with the end result being a nutrient-rich soil additive for the home gardener, but it also reduces the m

Composting Tomato Plants: When To Compost Tomatoes

There has always been much discussion among gardeners and horticultural professionals as to the question, “Is it ok to compost tomatoes?” or, more specifically, spent tomato

Composting Fish Waste: Tips On How To Compost Fish Scraps

Liquid fish fertilizer is a boon to the home garden, but can you compost fish scraps and waste to create your own nutrient rich fish compost? The answer is a resounding, “Yes

Composting Tea Bags: Can I Put Tea Bags In The Garden?

Many of us enjoy coffee or tea on a daily basis and it is nice to know that our gardens may enjoy the “dregs” from these beverages as well. Let's learn more about the b

Can You Compost Diapers: Learn About Composting Diapers At Home

Americans add over 7.5 billion pounds of disposable diapers into landfills each year. In Europe, where more recycling usually happens, almost 15 percent of all garbage discar

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