5 Effective DIY Composting Techniques To Try

5 Effective DIY Composting Techniques To Try

COMPOSTING… One of the lifelines of organic gardening. Composting is easy and it can be done in different ways. Ways in which the gardener is most comfortable with and what he thinks is the most easiest and simplest way on doing it. Composting can be simply defined as the breaking down of organic matter and turning it into the best compost available that will be used in the betterment of the planting soil in the garden. So, before you throw all those food away that you do not want in the kitchen, why not add them to your compost bins and compost them instead.

Here are 5 simple and effective techniques in composting that every gardener should try.


source: ag.umass.edu

1. Bin composting

A very easy and simple way of composting. Just create three separate compost bins of equal sizes. Place your compost materials in the first bin. After it is full, move to the next bin and fill it up also.Then after the second bin is also full, use your final bin. The only downside to this method is the time it takes for the decomposition process to finish.  It takes about 2-3 years for materials to decompose using this method. So, if you have a lot of time and patience to spare, then, Bin composting is for you.