Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Compost Tips for the Gardener

Just a reminder to compost like crazy during these summer months and you will be rewarded with wonderful soil amendment.

Items to compost: Woody materials, yard trimmings, dried leaves, bark, twigs, branches (best to grind them up before adding to composter).

Also add: Green material, grass clippings, coffee grounds, vegetable scraps, fruit scraps, egg shells.

Add water to keep the compost moist but not wet.

Add air by turning your pile.

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