Do you want to enhance the way your garden looks over a short period of time? You should then consider composting as it is one such way that you can improve your garden. To get a dark soil that is rich in nutrients you need to get all natural waste like fruit scraps, egg shells, grass, and leaves.
The best part is that you need to do very little as the dark soil will form itself naturally. There are leaves that fall during autumn and they normally fall on the ground.However to ensure that the compost is enriched with vitamin you will be expected to intervene. The website Growing Organic has the information about how compost and soil are vital in the success of gardening. You now need to know how you can get the have the best compost.
This is a quick, easy and simple guide for beginners on composting and for the environment too.
Bin Set Up
In the stores, there are several bins or containers that can be used for composting. If you have some place where all your compost can be piled then it will be good. If you are one of the organized people then perhaps only a bin or container will do but a small space at your backyard is preferred. To keep your compost away from pests and birds then a bin is recommended. However you can opt to use a previously used garbage can, purchase a large container or make your own wood container. You should be able to decide the size depending on the amount of compost you want to have.
You do not need anything so specialized when making your compost but there are some accessories that can help to achieve it. A wheelbarrow in the yard is good for when you want to pile the compost and for moving around the yard. Mixing the compost in the bin you need gloves. A pitchfork also works in the turning the compost, mixing it and reaching the bottom of the bin. Using screens is also a tool that is good when placed on the compost to prevent birds from getting to it.
You Are Ready To Start Composting
Now that you have set up everything you can begin adding the pile. You may not know what to put in the bin. Natural things are what needs to be added starting from eggshells, fruit scraps, uncooked waste food and vegetables. Cooked food, processed foods and meat should not be put in the compost. You can add to your composite garden waste, sawdust, paper that is not glossy and garden clippings.
Now from here, you will look out for the good stuff to add in the compost. You will not play the game of waiting to get the good ones to add them. Remember to check it often and mix it.