Flow-Through Worm Bin

Flow-Through Worm Bin: What You Need to Know?

Nowadays, more and more farmers prefer flow-through worm bins which are designed to overcome the most disadvantages you noticed at your traditional worm bin. Even though you have already started with traditional worm composter, you can move on to a flow-through system when you discover all the advantages of this way of composting. The advantage of

6 Tips to Control Ants in Compost Bin

Finding ants in your compost bin can be extremely frustrating. In general, it is not always bad news since those creatures can be beneficial to the process of composting. In fact, they will bring fungi into your compost heap and can enrich it with phosphorus and potassium. However, you don’t want ants to overrun the material

3 Bin Compost System

3 Bin Compost System: Everything You Need to Know!

Do you know that 72% of Americans have never tried to start composting? In the same time, we produce almost 40 million tons of food waste every single year (150,000 tons a day). Every one of us put in trash approximately 1 pound (0.45 kg) of food every day, and just 5.3% of it we use

Worm Composting 101: Everything You Need to Know!

Worm composting (vermicomposting) is the process of getting high-quality compost (worm castings) from organic waste by using red worms. So obtained compost is rich in nutrients, including essential minerals such as nitrogen and phosphorus, for example. It is actually fantastic how these small creatures can make valuable soil amendment from kitchen waste which is basically

Use a Compost Tumbler Like a Pro

9 Tips to Use a Compost Tumbler Like a Pro

There are a lot of reasons to use a compost tumbler, especially if you want to produce high-quality compost. It is basically a plastic bin, usually made of durable, often recycled plastic. Since it provides enough oxygen flow, this unit is an excellent solution for composting various ingredients, including food waste and garden clippings. The

Why start a compost pile

How Does a Compost Bin Work?

While composting, you create the perfect conditions for decay and rotting processes of plants and other stuff naturally. It includes an organic waste (kitchen waste, grass clippings, leaves, pieces of wood, newspaper), soil (as a source of bacteria and fungi), air (as a source of oxygen), and water. The purpose of this article is to

how to Store Compost

15 Tips to Store Your Compost in the Best Possible Way

I have read a lot about mature compost and how to recognize when it is prepared for use. In practice, it seems to me that we can get sufficiently rotten material at some point, but this process can never be completed. It just slows down, and fungi take over composting. That is the moment when

How Often to Turn Compost

How Often to Turn Compost?

Since I am genuinely interested in this subject, I have talked with many gardeners over the years. Many of them claim that overturning a compost pile is a waste of time. They believe that there are a lot of amazing things they should do in their lives instead of using a pitchfork and spending precious

How Much Compost Do I Need

How Much Compost Do I Need?

By composting your household waste, you provide yourself with a constant supply of powerful and potent fertilizer to feed to your garden as and when required. Compost is full of nutrients that your plants, flowers, and vegetables need to thrive, and even just spreading it over your garden from time to time will do wonders

How Much is a Yard of Compost

Compost Price: How Much is a Yard of Compost?

Everyone knows that adding compost to your garden is one of the best ways to help it grow and thrive. It’s packed full of vital nutrients that enrich the soil, helping your plants to grow strong, and if you have a small yard, simply composting household waste will provide you with a constant supply of