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Beginner’s Guide to Composting

There are so many benefits to starting a compost bin or pile. By recycling your kitchen and lawn waste, you reduce your carbon footprint and minimize your contribution to landfills. Composting is also a key element in growing a successful, flourishing organic garden (link to raised bed post). It helps the soil retain water, improves its composition and acts as a nutrient-rich, natural alternative to … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Composting

Stylish Compost Bin

DIY Stylish Compost Bin

A compost bin is hard on your landscaping, because it really doesn’t fit. If you don’t have a natural spot to place it, a compost bin will stand out like a sore thumb. This do-it-yourself stylish compost bin will complement your landscaping. Supplies: Wooden pallets (3-4) Saw Hammer Screws or nails Any type of flexible wire mesh Small door hinges (4) Staple gun/staples (optional) Simple … Continue reading DIY Stylish Compost Bin