How do you take care of a compost pile?

Answer Keep it moist- Even water it if you have to.Add a mix of kitchen waste ( vegetable peels, not fats or meats)and yard waste, like leaves and clippings. Just make a pile in a corner of the garden or ... Read More »

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What can be put into a compost pile?

Pretty much anything from plants. You want a mix of greens stuff (grass, raw vegetables) and brown stuff (Dried grass, leaves, coffee grounds). You should avoid any animal products, particularly m... Read More »

What is a compost pile used for?

A compost pile serves as a long-term source of nutrients to enrich the soil. It improves soil structure, enables the soil to hold water longer, supplies the soil with significant quantities of orga... Read More »

How do I begin a compost pile?

Almost any organic material is suitable for a compost pile. The pile needs a proper ratio of carbon-rich materials, or "browns," and nitrogen-rich materials, or "greens." Among the brown materials ... Read More »

Can I put worms into my compost pile?

You can add worms to compost piles, but you shouldn't turn the pile as often. Instead, worms break down the organic matter more quickly than traditional composting, requiring less turning. To use t... Read More »