Establishing a compost pile | Living the Country Life

Establishing a compost pile

Fertilize your garden for cheap with a compost pile.

Radio interview source: Rosie Lerner, Extension consumer horticulture specialist, Purdue University










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Adding compost to your garden is one of the best ways to improve the structure and fertility of your soil. And the best part is, it doesn't cost a dime. Leaves, grass clippings, kitchen scraps and manure can all be used to create compost. Listen to our radio program for tips on turning this waste into something useful.

Learn more about compost:

Composting: Watch this informative clip on composting from the Living the Country Life television show.

All about composting: Here's everything you need to know, from what materials can be included, to the different types of containers you can use to transform your scraps into compost.

Slideshow: 6 easy steps to a homemade compost bin: Learn how to build a stylish compost bin in just six easy steps for about $50.

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