Not only will you save money and improve your garden, but you’ll also make fewer trips to the transfer station, all while helping the environment. You can do it in your backyard, under your sink or in your garage.
How can composting save you money? If you have a garden, you’ll buy less potting soil, fertilizer and other soil amendments.
Anytime is a good time to start a compost pile. The fall is an especially good time because it’s a time when people usually have the most compostable waste. You can continue to add compostable food waste throughout the winter. In the spring, your pile will be ready to rot.
Compost (organic matter) is sometimes called “black gold” because it’s so beneficial to your garden. Continue reading