What is an organic way to keep flies away from a compost pile?

Answer Answer If there are flies in a compost pile, there's an inbalance between carbon and nitrogen in the pile. There are a couple of ways to keep flies away from your compost pile... First of all try ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What is an organic way to keep flies away from ...

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 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 »

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 »