Simple Composting

7 Things You Should Never Compost

March 11, 2011 // 7 Comments

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 compost pile. While [...]

Seven Common Composting Myths

February 25, 2011 // 7 Comments

Composting is one of the most misunderstood areas when it comes to growing an organic vegetable garden. I bet it’s safe to say that more vegetable gardeners duck [...]

Where to Buy Worms for Composting

February 19, 2011 // 5 Comments

Recently on the Veggie Gardener Facebook Page, there was a small conversation about worm composting, and worm bins used for creating worm compost. This conversation led to a [...]

How To Make Your Own Compost

March 13, 2010 // 1 Comment

Many times when starting your own vegetable garden, you begin with less than perfect soil. The great news is that you can easily remedy this issue by learning how to make [...]

Add Fallen Leaves To Your Vegetable Garden

January 3, 2010 // 4 Comments

Although most of the country is in the middle of winter, there are still some southern areas that are dealing with raking leaves. Unfortunately, I was not able to get outside [...]

How Compost Improves Soil Health

August 15, 2009 // 2 Comments

Adding compost to your garden soil will help to improve just about any soil type – whether it is clay, sand, or silt. There are two things that unhealthy soils lack: [...]

30 Unusual Items You Can Compost

August 8, 2009 // 6 Comments

The next time you are throwing an item in the trash, think about whether you can compost it instead. There are many things that can be added to your compost pile, and later [...]

Direct Composting In Your Vegetable Garden

July 20, 2009 // 9 Comments

If you do not like the idea of having a compost pile or composting equipment in your yard then direct composting (or trench composting) might be for you. Some localities and [...]

All About Compost Toilets

July 12, 2009 // 2 Comments

Compost toilets have been around for quit a while and are becoming more and more popular. I will be the first to admit that the sound of a compost toilet does not sound very [...]
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