Compost is the Gardener's Best Friend
Whether you are new to composting or an expert veteran, our goal is to inspire you to be more creative in your approach to composting, to produce a higher quality and higher quantity compost, and to have more fun while doing it!
Videos of composting in the Demonstration Garden and other composting resources can be viewed by clicking here.
Presented on August 22, 2020
Presenters: Kristin Otto, Mary Sanichas, Peggy Slyker
- How home composting benefits the environment and your garden
- How you can apply basic fundamentals in “cold” or “hot” composting, or a combination thereof
- How to maximize your use of free raw materials, including wood chips, pine needles, yard waste, kitchen waste and manures
- How composting builds your soil food web
- How compost unlocks the minerals in your soil
- Troubleshooting: critters, odors, more
Video extra: Compost Pile Tour: Click here
How to build and manage your compost pile
Expanded compost slide show, August 2020 click here