Make your Plants Healthy with Compost and Mulch
- In a compost pile,bin, or tumbler,
- Contribute roughly equal amounts of high-nitrogen items such as fresh leaves and grass and non-meat and dairy kitchen scraps and carbon-rich materials such as dried fall leaves, plants material and shredded recyclable paper such as newspaper.
- Add water and mix.
- It is important to keep moisture in the compost pile and to mix on a regular basis to allow air to circulate.
- Mix occasionally and allow to decompose for a minimum of 6 months.