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Can I bury my kitchen waste in the garden rather than composting in a bin?

by janniecooks 8 years ago

It's difficult to keep the compost pile wet enough to produce good hot compost - the heat and the sun in Florida drie...


ricepad commented 7 months ago

Wal Mart bags & kiddie pool gardening

by cstout 2 years ago

Larry Hall has started an internet revolution with using Wal Mart grocery bags filled with soil & plants sitting in k...

ad7yn commented 11 months ago

New Compost Tumbler: no action at all

by danna 7 years ago

I've been very excited about my new tumbler....started it up with Liriope clippings and dead flower stalks and dried ...

coll commented 1 year ago

Help with gardening questions

by cstout 2 years ago

Everyone has an opinion as to what works or does not work, but that is the interesting part of gardening. Since Chow ...


cstout commented 2 years ago

Sluggish compost bin? I found a solution. Bokashi is like speed composting!

by ursy_ten 5 years ago

I'm surprised there isn't a thread about bokashi composting here already. Is it not widely known about? Anyway, I can...

TroyTempest commented 2 years ago

Mandatory municipal composting: how do you handle your food scraps?

by babette feasts 3 years ago

Here in Seattle, we are no longer supposed to put food scraps in the garbage, rather they must all go in the yard was...

babette feasts commented 3 years ago


by LocavoreT 3 years ago

How can I get the most out of my compost pile? It seems to never breakdown as much as I hope for, am I losing valuabl...

sandiasingh commented 3 years ago

Where to take my compost?

by chowgypsy 3 years ago

Hi all, I hate wasting so I've been saving my compostable food waste. Only thing is that I'm not sure where on earth ...

foodieX2 commented 3 years ago

Composting question

by MrsJonesey 3 years ago

I've been looking for a compost pail/bucket and most all of them have ventilation holes. From what I gather, the purp...


laststandchili commented 3 years ago

Compost bin/pail for kitchen use

by nofunlatte 4 years ago

Hello, CHers. I've started a compost pile started behind my house. In warmer weather, I usually just put my non-gre...

sunshine842 commented 4 years ago

What Should I Use for a Composting Bin?

by jnk 4 years ago

I'm not totally new to composting, but my last bin which I'm sure I over payed for at Smith/Hawkin 3 years ago was de...

KarenDW commented 4 years ago


by singlemalt 4 years ago

I read a question about composting yesterday and cannot find it today. I am giving this link on composting from the c...

TroyTempest commented 4 years ago

Trouble getting my compost pile large enough.

by VongolaDecimo 4 years ago

I've decided to get into square food gardening and want to start next spring. Rather than buy bags of compost, im loo...

Motosport commented 4 years ago

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"Composting" has been moved

by The Chowhound Team 4 years ago

That topic can be found on the Gardening board, here:

Where did the worms come from, and other composting ruminations

by coll 5 years ago

So, yesterday I emptied my spinning compost bin that I have been feeding all winter; I had just enough to top off my...

coll commented 4 years ago

How to switch from one years compost heap to the next?

by coll 5 years ago

I am probably asking a silly question, spinning bin is full, and has been for months. Time to unload and c...


eepi commented 5 years ago

Composting kitchen waste [split from Cookware board]

by Joyfull 5 years ago

[NOTE: We've moved this discussion from this thread on the Cookware board -- ...

tcamp commented 5 years ago

Starting a Compost Pile

by coll 6 years ago

OK so I mowed the lawn which is half covered with leaves and figured out how to attach the catcher. They are somewha...

coll commented 6 years ago

Allowing my compost to fzeree

by TroyTempest 6 years ago

I keep my compost in a modified 55 gallon plastic olive barrel. My problem is fruit flies in the compost. At least ...

TroyTempest commented 6 years ago

Compost Cookies in the philly area

by givemecarbs 6 years ago

So I read supertaster's article and now I am keen to try some compost cookies. I think I saw them at Whole Foods in m...


givemecarbs commented 6 years ago