What do you need for a compost heap?

Answer You need a good mix of carbon and nitrogen rich materials. You can put just about anything in a compost heap, but having a good balance of carbon and nitrogen is cruitial. Carbon things are basica... Read More »

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How do you set up a compost heap?

You need to find a receptacle of some sort or purchase a ready-made bin. You need to collect both "green" and "brown" materials and do not put any animal products such as meat, fat, or bones into ... Read More »

How do you start a compost heap?

I have had a compost bin for 15 years.You can just have a pile.Start by filling it with leaves that have been shredded with a mulching mower or shredder,add clean kitchen waste,mix and keep it wet.... Read More »

How to Maintain a Compost Heap?

Compost is a nutrient-rich mixture of organic matter used by gardeners and farmers to help grow strong, healthy plants and flowers. In addition to providing nutrients that help improve depleted soi... Read More »

How do I build a compost heap?

MaterialsGather equal amounts of carbon-rich materials (brown, dry waste, such as straw, sawdust, cardboard, newspaper and dead leaves) and nitrogen-rich materials (green, moist waste, such as fres... Read More »