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We’ve scoured the web, sifted through the rubbish, and hand-picked the best tips and information on how to compost we could find. Enjoy!

We continually add to this composting blog, so please check back often. Also, you can share tips and ask questions over at our Composting Forum page.

Composting Guru

Compost

Our comprehensive guide makes it easy to start producing nature’s perfect soil amendment. Dig in!

No-Dig Gardening

Soil Health

No-dig vegetable gardening is a method that derives from a simple philosophy: that soil should be worked gently if at all.

Worm Composting Guide

Vermicomposting

Composting with worms (a.k.a. vermicomposting) is the proverbial win-win situation.

A Gardener's Guide to Fertilizer

Fertilizer

In a perfect world, your soil would provide all the nutrients needed. But in the real world, soil often needs a little boost.

Manure, Antibiotics & Compost

Video Channel

It's common knowledge that the commercial livestock industry stuffs its cattle, hogs and chickens with antibiotics.

How to Prepare Garden Soil for Planting

Soil Health

When building soil you not only improve your plants health, but you can also improve your own.

Compost

Home Composting 101

Compost

Compost happens… but it happens a whole lot faster when you know how!

Complete Garden Tower Project Review: Should You Buy It?

Compost

Garden Tower Project is an innovative initiative aimed at giving the world a way to grow sustainable, organic fruits and ...

Worm Castings Benefits: Why Use This Plant Superfood

Compost

The benefits of making and using nature's best organic compost at home.

Fertilizer

Fertilizer Numbers: What They Mean and Why They Matter

Compost & Soil

Understanding what the numbers on a fertilizer bag mean is as easy as 1-2-3.

New Labeling on Seaweed Fertilizer Explained

Compost & Soil

Gardeners have been using kelp extracts for years, but now the EPA is requiring new labeling on the growth amendment.

Using Fish and Seaweed Fertilizers

Compost & Soil

Nutrient-rich fish and seaweed fertilizers make the garden grow.

Soil Health

Preparing Garden Soil

Compost & Soil

Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy environment.

Worm Castings Benefits: Why Use This Plant Superfood

Compost

The benefits of making and using nature's best organic compost at home.

How to Do Crop Rotations in Your Home Garden in Four Steps

Bugs & Thugs

Rotate crops to control disease, weeds, and pests while boosting soil quality.