Should you have maggots in your compost pile?

Answer Maggots are fine. They assist with breaking down the particles.

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How do you get rid of maggots in your compost bin?

I love it when I get maggots in my compost bin because they speed the decomposition of the organic materials. Its important however to move the bin far enough away from the house that there are no ... Read More »

How to Compost Maggots?

While there is quite a lot of debate about whether maggots in your compost are a good thing (some say it's an indicator of an improperly constructed compost heap), specific types of maggots have ce... 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 »

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 »