What to Do When You Have Fire Ants in Your Compost Pile

Not too long ago, I sent Laura out to turn the compost pile. If you've never grown a compost pile, keeping it turned is important to helping it build heat and decompose into that rich soil you're aiming for. Unfortunately for my compost pile, life gets in the way sometimes so it … [Read more...]

106 Things You Can Compost for a Rich, Fertile Compost Pile

This is my first year making real compost. I've played around with it in the past, but didn't get serious about starting a compost pile until a few weeks ago. Why the change? Well, this year I'm actually trying to grow most of the vegetables and some fruits we eat. My garden is … [Read more...]