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Backyard Composting

The how and the why of backyard composting, everything from designing an enclosure to what to add (and what not to add) to what can go wrong (and how to right it).

Don't bother stuffing old tomato stalks, grass clippings, and leaves into plastic bags; just compost them! Also learn what free materials are available for composting.

Whether your interest is to produce a material that will make your garden soil fertile and fluffy or to use an environmentally sound way to deal with waste, this course will teach you all you need to know to make good compost.

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  1. Cesar
    Posted June 20, 2018 at 8:06 am | Permalink

    Is ok if i make a huge pile of grass clippings and when i want some compost i open a hole in the pile and get the very underneath material? will that material have bacteria enough to make compost tea and introduce in my poted plants?

    • Posted June 20, 2018 at 7:14 pm | Permalink

      A large pile of grass clipping is so dense that the decomposition anaerobic and smelly and slow.

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