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How to start a compost pile outside

How To Start A Compost Pile Outside

This guide will show you how to start a compost pile outside in any yard. Learn how to efficiently make nutrient-rich compost for your garden from this comprehensive post.

composter with tea collector

Best Composter with Tea Collector

To make great compost tea, all you really need is great compost. To make great compost tea easier, it helps to have a composter with tea collector.

Composting Tools

6 Composting Tools to Speed Up Your Pile

This is a guide to helpful composting tools that can up your composting game. Learn how to speed up your pile and save time with this introduction to 6 tools that might be new to even experienced gardeners.

Ants Nest In A Compost Bin

Ants Nest in a Compost Bin – How to Control Them

Ants nest in a compost bin more often than you think. While it sounds terrible, it’s not entirely bad. Ants can benefit your compost pile in many ways. But if you allow your ant population to get out of hand, it can ruin your compost, and all your hard work goes bye-bye.

Maggots in compost good or bad

Maggots in Compost Good Or Bad?

Are maggots in compost good or bad? They can be great. Learn how to leverage this larvae of the Black Soldier Fly to speed up and improve your pile.

Composting Toilet Pros and Cons

Composting Toilet Pros and Cons

Composting toilet pros and cons are at the top of list when it comes to questions about off-the-grid toilet options. We give it to you straight in this guide.

Best Wooden Compost Bin

Best Wooden Compost Bin

The practice of composting is fairly simple since all you need to do is collect a bunch of brown materials (leaves, sawdust, vegetable stalks), mix them together in a pile with plenty of green materials (grass clippings, vegetable scraps, garden waste), keep everything nice and moist (not wet), and voila! Compost (the coveted gardening black gold).