Why Adding Compost in Early Spring is Good for your Garden?
Adding compost to your plant and flower beds in early spring is recommended as it helps to retain moisture in root systems and leads to vital growth of your plants. If possible, add a 1-2 inches thick layer of compost to your beds in early spring, rake it, and let it stand for 1-2 weeks before planting. We are already in March, so this is a great time to add compost to your garden.
Zero Waste Strategies & Implementations I am narrowing this week's topic to one... Zero Waste Strategies that are currently being implemented throughout major cities in the U.S.; and how these strategies will affect they way we dispose of the waste that we generate in the near future.
Based on our calendar, there are 28 more days until spring. If you haven’t started your composting pile, you still have time to start and have it ready for the upcoming spring planting season. Compost helps facilitate a steady flow of nutrients and moisture to plants and flowers. Furthermore, compost improves soil structure, which produce healthier lawns and gardens. When to add compost to a garden? Early March is a good time to dig your plant beds lightly with a rake and add compost to the soil before you start spring planting. If you add compost to your garden soil,...
Is your cold composter not watertight?
Having a composter that is not watertight may be a problem as rain can get the composting pile wet, cold, and as a result, the waste will not be decomposed. Furthermore, small volumes of additional organic waste will not get hot or hold the necessary heat to properly be decomposed. HOTBIN is watertight.
For the most part of the USA, it is Winter, and composting at freezing temperatures may seem impossible. However, HOTBIN can keep composting in Winter.
Learn why HOTBIN can compost during freezing temperatures, and how to make it happen on this edition of Weekender 17.