SOIL & FERTILIZERS
It's very hard to enjoy outdoor gardening in the summer, this is why after clearing my raised beds of sun-burned plants, I now leave the beds to bake in the heat.. I will not bother to save my plants if I will not take care of them. it's too hot for me to do a good job. This makes summer my composting time. I've been having kitchen scraps, coffee grounds, garden prunings, and grass clippings piled over the last few months, and guess what? It's perfectly matured.
Grass clippings don't go in alone (although they can), I toss kitchen scraps like fruits and vegetable wastes, tea bags, tissues, egg shells (which are excellent for root development) and coffee grounds.
Homemade compost will not only reduce your carbon foot print, it will make your vegetables grow larger, healthier, and tastier. You may find some bugs in your compost, and this is why no one should compost indoors, in my case I have ants, wood lice, and spiders.. It's completely normal, and I'm especially happy to have wood lice shredding away at my compost, and helping it form. They're really harmless.
Look at how quickly everything is breaking down, and this isn't even the middle of the bin, so its cooking even faster inside. With a quick and simple composting system, I got brown results in 2 days, so I must be doing something right.
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