composting

How to Avoid Salmonella in Compost

How to Avoid Salmonella in Compost

If your idea of a fun afternoon is reading academic research papers, just Google "Salmonella in compost." You'll get titles like Cascading effects of composts and cover crops on soil chemistry, bacterial  
The Do’s and Don’ts of Open Air Composting

The Do’s and Don’ts of Open Air Composting

Figuratively. There are things you'll want to know before you "figuratively" jump into open-air composting because I'm guessing you don't want to actually do that.  If you've read more than a  
Ways to Make Compost Break Down Faster

Ways to Make Compost Break Down Faster

I know the feeling. You're excited about your compost pile; you've tried to keep the mix right between browns and greens. Finally, you're ready to get some finished compost and