Why composting is so important

Why do people compost?   It’s a legitimate question.   Every ton of food waste in landfills produces about 140 pounds of methane — something our environment doesn’t need.   Compost also contains microorganisms which help break down pollutants.   Want more details on the advantages of composting? Click here.

Bang those weeds down with five letters: M-U-L-C-H!

Want to smother weeds for a while? Try mulch. You can pile organic mulches like leaves, grass clippings, or wood chips a few inches deep over the ground to slow evaporation of water from the soil and keep it cooler. For more information, click here.