Composting 101: Everything You Need to Get Started

compostYou've heard composting will save the world -- or will save us all from our garbage and feed our gardens, anyway. But isn't it smelly? Doesn't it attract pests? Isn't it just a complicated hassle for hippies? Well, maybe I'm kind of a hippie, but I've been composting for over a decade. And if a flake like me can do it right, anyone can. It's actually easier than you think.

Here are 7 tips for turning your kitchen scraps into a rich, nutrient-dense fertilizer your garden will love.

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the4m... the4mutts

Our pig, dogs, and rabbit eat all our kitchen scraps.

I just use the pig crap as fertilizer. Works great!

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