What Makes Good Compost?

What Makes Good Compost? Compost is the result of a successively staged natural oxidation process that transforms heterogeneous solid organic matter into a homogenous fine particle, called humas. But how do you know it is good? There are roughly 7 different elements required to make good compost:- Plenty of Organic Matter, for energy for the … Continue reading "What Makes Good Compost?"

8 Methods of Composting

8 Methods of Composting If you have read 7 Composting Methods then this article is an update to that article.  I added Mechanical Composting as I think this is another very viable method of composting that like all composters have its own advantages and disadvantages. For a deeper understanding of composting register to receive the … Continue reading "8 Methods of Composting"
Pros & Cons of Tumbler Composting Tumbler systems require some of the composting elements listed in the 8 Composting Methods; especially a combination of carbon and nitrogen, air, water and vegetable scraps (optional). The pros and cons are intermingled because what might be a pro to one person is a con to someone else. This … Continue reading "Pros & Cons of Tumbler Composting"
Pros & Cons of EMO Composting This system requires only one of the composting elements listed in 8 Composting Methods; this is the addition of the EMO’s (Effective Micro-Organisms) and a closed method of composting. The pros and cons are intermingled because what might be a pro to one person is a con to someone … Continue reading "Pros & Cons of EMO Composting"