Learning out how to compost may be the #1 thing that changes your backyard farm and garden. Composting 101 – you’ll hear Donna from Sharing Life’s Abundance and I talk the basics. But I think you’ll find that Donna has some great strategies with composing you need to learn too.
How to Compost
Decaying organic material…aka compost doesn’t have to be as complicated as it may seem. AND making your own compost offers you a great way to use materials that would otherwise end up in the landfill to make some happy plants and veggies. Happy plants equals more veggies for you!
Compost is really just mixing our waste from both our homes and yards. Around here, we have a lot of rabbit poo in our compost piles! This mixing of “waste” decomposes and some organisms come to the party to get a microscopic heat up started. This process offers us a soil rich in natural fertilizers. It is nature’s natural soil amendment and it is practically FREE!
Using soil is going to improve your soil, retain water, loosen clay and strengthen your root systems. Through the feeding of microorganisms, your soil will be fertile and that increases your harvest!
Let it Rot!: The Gardener’s Guide to Composting
Donna has a lot to share on composting, she’s been a gardener for more than 30 years! She makes how to compost really easy to understand while giving you a full picture of what your little bin of black gold is doing. Be sure to check out Donna’s site, Sharing Life’s Abundance, too.
Are you ready to create your own rich, black gold? Let’s get right into how to compost with Donna’s Composting 101.
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