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Getting Ready for Winter Composting

By Larraine Roulston : Composting involves organisms called decomposers that include bacteria and fungi to break down organics into smaller pieces. The result becomes a rich humus containing moisture, nutrients and minerals for soil. By including “wet greens’’ from your kitchen to provide nitrogen along with a handful of “dry browns’’ from your yard …

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Enjoying Your Fall Garden & Extending Your Harvest

By Larraine Roulston: Autumn is a delightful time to enjoy your garden. During the cold weather, your compost heap will not decompose as quickly, so you may find your composter has become too full for you to continue adding organics during the winter. If that is the case, then before the …

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