If you support the idea of cutting waste and reducing trash in our landfills , composting can help you put nutrients back into your own garden.
Compost may seem intimidating, but it’s actually quite easy. You can make nutrient-rich, plant-enriching soil by combining decomposable waste materials from your own household. To start your own compost, follow these 8 easy steps…
Gather Brown Biodegradables
The “brown” material in your compost will form the basis and should be made up of carbon-producing twigs, sawdust, dead leaves, wood chips, branches, shredded paper (i.e., newsprint and cardboard), coffee filters, shredded wool and cotton, and even nut shells.