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It’s International Composting Awareness Week!

The U.S. Compost Council has set May 1-7 as Compost Awareness Week. International Compost Awareness Week is an annual multi-media publicity and education campaign that showcases composting and compost products, from backyards to large-scale composting facilities. Gardeners have used compost for centuries to increase soil organic matter, improve soil physical…
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Tips on Composting

Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil.  It’s also free, easy to make and good for the environment. Using compost improves soil structure, texture, and aeration and increases the soil’s water-holding capacity.  Compost loosens clay soils and helps…
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