Start your own garden compost is so much easier than you think.
Here’s will be some of the easy method & tips for you to start your compost journey !
So first, What can you compost ?
The Answer will be The Good & the Bad & the Ugly !
Any vegetables, fruits, dead flowers, leaves, egg shells, newspapers, used cooking oil, hairs …. they all can add to a compost heap! These material are common in a household which it’s easy to find.
However, REMEMBER diary products, meats, bread, infected plants is a NO NO material for compost heap.
Also, Make sure you have these KEY component !
Nitrogen : Green ingredients assist grow & reproduce organisms to oxidise the carbon
Carbon: Brown ingredients provide energy, which is HEAT (e.g. leaves)
Oxygen : Turn and mix it regularly
Water: Keep it moist
Stay Small : Cut your compost material into little pieces !
HOW DO WE COMPOST?
Start with a thick layer of coarse materials, such as twigs or mulch, this is used for drainage. Then follow with a layered system using the materials on the brochure this includes both Garden clippings and kitchen scraps. Its important that as a company you water each and every time. It is important you keep your compost well aerated to prevent foul odours or methane.
Turn your compost with a garden fork on a weekly basis. Depending on the mix of ingredients the duration for the compost to turn into a rich soil can be anything from 6 weeks to 6 months.
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