Why do people have compost piles?

Answer Because they want to use it in their gardens.For one thing, composting all organic matter (kitchen scraps, yard waste, manure, etc.) reduces the amount of garbage that has to go into landfills. Tha... Read More »

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How often do you harvest compost piles?

Compost is only harvested after the plant materials have decomposed to a dark, crumbly condition. This indicates that the compost is finished

Do compost piles need sun or shade?

It is best to place your compost pile in the sun because the heat helps the materials to break down. However, sun-exposed piles require more frequent watering to prevent them from drying out, warns... Read More »

Can Cherry Pits Go in Compost Piles?

When starting a compost pile it is best to find out what you can actually add to your pile. It isn't the best idea to put cherry and other fruit pits in compost piles as they take up to 10 years to... Read More »

Bugs That Live in Compost Piles?

If you find bugs living in your compost pile, rest assured that many of them are there for a good reason. From flies to beetles, most bugs help break down compost materials for a beneficial organic... Read More »