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Step by Step Instructions for Starting your Garden Compost Bin

Monday, April 4th, 2011

You’ve always thought about composting, but up until now, it’s only been an idea you considered. You know it’s great for the environment and a responsible way to manage your yard refuse and garbage, you;ve just never gotten around to the how’s of it all. read on for a step-by-step plan to starting your own garden compost bin.

PICK A SPOT. You don’t need a lot of space to set up a compost bin. Clear out a 4×6 foot area of debris and leaves and level out the ground with a rake.

CHOOSE A BIN. There are several options of outdoor compost bins for your needs. Choose the size and design you like and follow the instructions to set it up.

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FIND THE COMPOST MATERIALS. This is the easy part. Spend the day cleaning up your yard like you would any other time and use the leaves, grass, and organic stuffs to layer your bin. Next step – go thru your house garbage for coffee grounds, leftovers, or any other compostable materials.

That’s it. You’re ready to rock and roll with your worm compost bin. Put your materials in and then introduce your worms to their new home and watch the natural magic happen!