How much water do you put in an earthworm compost?

Answer Moisture needs to be at 60-85%. Compostable material shouldn't be soggy or sopping wet. A 21"x15"x16" container could hold a week's worth of newspapers and 3-5 lbs of kitchen scraps. It wouldn't ne... Read More »

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How much water do you put in the compost pile?

You need to put in just enough water so that the compost pile has the consistency of a wrung out sponge. The moisture level needs to favor the growth and working of beneficial, decomposer microorga... Read More »

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Does the amount of water affect compost piles?

A compost pile should be damp, with a moisture content of between 60 and 65 percent. If it becomes too wet, add shredded newspaper, straw, dry manure or sawdust to absorb some of the excess moistur... Read More »

Can Water Runoff From Compost Harm Vegetable Plants?

Nutrient-packed compost piles are one of the most beneficial things for a garden. But vegetable gardens always require extra care and attention to what goes into them, since what comes out of them ... Read More »