Check out P. Allen Smith, garden designer, give some composting tips. He even hosts a gardening show on public television. It’s a short video. But, he gives some great tips on composting and composting ideas for the fall.
Here’s the video in a nutshell:
Smith says composting is an easy way to help the environment by reusing garden, yard, and kitchen wastes. And, fall is a great time to get a compost bin started! It’s funny how gardeners are sometimes philosophers. He relates composting to a life philosophy: You get out of your compost what you put into it! Really, they’re wise words.
Avoid these items in compost:
Meat, Bones, Fatty Wastes
Great Compost Materials:
With the abundance of yard wastes and garden debris, fall makes a great time to start a compost bin. Oh, and throw that rotting Jack-O’-Lantern in off the front steps, and you’re set!