Start with a 4 inch layer of brush, twigs, hay or straw at the bottom of the bin. Then add a 4 inch layer of brown material, then a thin layer of finished compost or good garden soil. That's one layer. Then add a 4 inch layer of green material topped with a thin layer of compost or soil.
Composting is a simple and easy way to reduce your household waste. Turn your food scraps and garden waste into a rich and valuable resource for your garden. Save you money on fertilisers and manures. Keep your organics out of landfill.
To best "balance" your compost pile, include 1 part nitrogen-rich "greens" for every 15-30 parts of a carbon-rich "browns" in your compost heap. Think of a compost pile like a sandwich with alternating layers. The first step is to build a foundation with a 4 inch layer of bulky twigs and small branches.
By composting food scraps, yard waste, and other ingredients, you create. Home composting is a great way to be greener and do something good for the .