What to Compost?

Not Accepted: No meat of any kind. No dairy — including cheese, butter, yogurt. No cat or dog food. No pizza. No oil or fat. No animal or human manure. No dead animals. No plastic. No clothing. No toilet paper, diapers, band-aids, or dental floss. No cigarettes or tobacco. No wax paper or tin foil. […]

Onsite Soil Testing

Simple Observational On-Site Soil Tests Soil is 90% rock and minerals and up to 10% organic material or humus. A fertile soil contains 4 to 10% humus. If the humus content of a soil is below 2%, that soil cannot support plant life. Humus holds and releases nutrients to plants and microorganisms and helps retain […]