Compost

Does Mulching Protect The Soil?

A magic word for organic vegetable and herb gardening is mulching. I am an enthusiastic supporter of this method, because mulching is an extremely sensible measure to protect the soil. It is a pity that this practice is rather rare in European gardens. The model for mulching is nature, where there is usually no bare …

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Composting In The Apartment? - A Worm Bin Makes It Possible!

Composting In The Apartment? – A Worm Bin Makes It Possible!

A compost heap is really something great, after all, it turns kitchen and garden waste into humus-rich soil that can be used excellently for fertilizing. But those who don’t have a garden don’t have to do without “gardener’s gold”, because with a worm bin, you can put a little mini composter right in your kitchen …

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How To Compost On Your Balcony

How To Compost On Your Balcony

Making compost on the balcony? For a long time I have been wondering whether it is possible to make humus-rich compost on the balcony. Nutrient-rich compost forms the basis for a blooming paradise on the balcony. I researched long and extensively on this exciting topic.In this article you will learn everything you need to know …

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Can You Move A Compost Pile?

To maintain a compost or to build it up and move it, that is for many the horror work in the garden par excellence. In fact, when we do this work in the summer in the sweltering heat. But with a few tricks you can make it much easier to work on the compost pile. …

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Is Dog Poop Allowed On The Compost?

Is dog excrement allowed on the compost? This is a controversial question. Some reasons speak in favor of throwing Bello’s droppings on the composter, other reasons speak rather against it. In this guide, you will learn how best to deal with the problem. What are the reasons for composting dog excrement? In principle, the feces …

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How Compost Tea Works

How Compost Tea Works

Mode of action in the soil Soil is to plants as the stomach is to humans. The food web in the soil is a highly complex community of life involving countless organisms. In the graphic above, the food web is shown in simplified form. From left to right, the organisms are continuously preying on the …

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