Tag Archives: Organic matter

Feeding the compost

Just a few pictures of our hungry compost and what we fed her at the last house….
As the compost bin fills at the new house, I’ll post those too.
How is your compost looking these days?

Steamy decomposition.

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The things that didn’t decompose…

We started our compost bin from scratch when we arrived here in August—-immediately, the very month we moved in. By month 5, we had rich, black, ready-to-use compost.

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Six steps to make a backyard compost

I found these colorful signs behind Ernie Morgan Environmental Action Center in Norfolk, VA before we moved. I thought it was the simplest step-by-step, how-to-start-your-own compost I’d ever seen. They also gave composting tips and showed examples of backyard compost bins. I wanted to pass them on. They might give someone an idea somewhere…..

Proof how simple composting really is!

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