One thing that will really rev up a compost pile is boosting it with a compost activator. A compost activator adds nitrogen which gives all those microbes something to work on, thus creating heat. It's this heat that really gets the compost pile pumping out fresh humus.Although these microbes are found naturally in soil they may sometimes need a boost to really get the compost pile fired up.There could also be a condition where there … [Read more …]
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You may have heard many vegetable gardeners talk about how awesome composting is, because it's so easy and you can throw just about anything on the … [Read more …]
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