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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.  

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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.

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Compost: The Green Lawn Accelerator

Want your lawn to green up — and be healthier — in record time? Click here for an interesting article about how you can ensure a beautiful lawn even when the temperatures are cooler!

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The pros and cons of various organic-based soil fertility choices

Need help with planning your gardening in 2020? Check out his article! It gives you some good pros and cons of organic-based soil fertility choices.

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YIMBY: A Solution to Landfill Overcrowding?

In this article, you’re introduced to the concept of YIMBY – Yes In My Back Yard — as a method of decreasing the overfill of landfills. We find this passage really illuminating: “By all standards, yard wastes make up at least 13 percent of the municipal waste stream. Food wastes comprise another 10 percent of…

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