Setting Up Your Compost

Composting can be one of the most beneficial things you do for your garden, community, and planet. It is easy to get started, and there are several options ranging from completely DIY to community composting programs. It is a great way to reduce food waste, improve the health of your soil and garden, and save money. We have pulled together some resources to help you on your composting adventure, so follow the links and get started today:

Beginner’s Guide to Composting

P.S. In this video, the host states the ratio of green (nitrogen rich) to brown (carbon rich) matter should be 1:1. In fact, it should, generally, be 2:1 or 3:1.

FYI – The Cornell Cooperative Extension already has an operational Community Composting Program, and we, at VINES, plan to have one up and running this season. So, watch this space…