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If you don't care to keep a compost pile, you can also mix it in directly with the soil.

Composting Leaves – 4 Simple Tips To Making Great Compost With Leaves | Old World Garden Farms

Composting Leaves, 4 Simple Tips To Making Great Compost With Leaves

Gardening Autumn - Composting Leaves – autumn is a great season to start your compost ! - With the arrival of rains and falling temperatures autumn is a perfect opportunity to make new plantations

10 Things You Should Not Put In Your Compost Pile

10 Things You Should Not Put in a Compost Pile

While technically you can compost anything that was living, for better compost and less hassle, here are 10 things you should not put in your compost pile.

Survival Gardening -- This man has some awesome tips and ideas for the ultimate survival gardens!

Survival Gardening -- This man has some awesome tips and ideas for the ultimate survival gardens! Crane Crane O

Simple, clear directions for how to start your own composting (whether small or large, indoor or outdoor). To read later

How to Make Your Own Compost

Simple, clear directions for how to start your own composting (whether small or large, indoor or outdoor). To read later Simple, clear directions for how to start your own composting…

Essential gardening tasks for the month of March from our HGTV experts.

Essential March Gardening Tasks

Compost is created in forests, fields, and plains around the world. It is the result of organic matter (plant parts and food scraps) decomposing with the aid of water, oxygen, invertebrate organisms (worms, slugs, sow bugs), and beneficial microorganisms (fungi and bacteria). Crumbly, dark brown finished compost is not soil, though it may resemble it; nor is it fertilizer.

Composting 101

This three-bin setup is the classic, DIY backyard composting system. Has one pile to add to, one pile that is decomposing, and one finished pile to use in the garden. For instructions on building your own, go to extension.edu/Publications/PM

Alternative Gardning: Good Composting Tips

How to start a compost pile in 4 steps

Collect all grass clipping and yard trash but be certain to mix with the "brown" materials like leaves and shredded paper to add carbon. Do not compost meats or pet dropping. Stick with food scraps and yard waste.

five easy steps: Making compost is probably the single most important thing you can do for your organic garden. The success of your garden depends on the soil, and the health of your soil depends on the compost you give it.

How To Get A Garden-Ready Compost In Just 30 Days

How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginners | Posted by: SurvivalofthePrepped.com

How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginners: Useful Tips

How to Start an Herb Garden for Beginners: Must-Know Pearls. How to start an herb garden for beginners? Herbs grow with light sunshine, well-draining, some watering, and some fertilizer or compost.

Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

(link) 5 DIY Composting Techniques for Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer ~ "basic", "bin", "quick", "trenching" and "worm" are the five composting techniques. ~ for more great PINs w/good links visit ~ have fun!

Easy composting. Great microbial activity, promotes earthworms.  This really works! Best way we've found to compost in our dry climate... and no turning :)

Good info on storing food scraps until ready to go and Easy composting - trenching and raised bed integration. Great microbial activity which promotes earthworms, gives you amazing soil that you could never buy anywhere else and reduces waste.

Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap (Repels Deer and Bunnies too)

Sweet Peas and Pumpkins: Homemade Earth-Friendly Insecticidal Soap (Repels Deer and Bunnies too) - 1 head of garlic, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup water

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