Tips For Winter Composting

Composting In The Winter Can Be Tricky! As the temperature drops, so too does the efficiency and speed of our compost piles. In extreme winters, your compost pile can actually freeze solid, and stop completely. Of course, this is just fine because when the spring thaw happens, the compost resumes breaking down as microbial activity comes back to life. But what if we wanted to keep our piles humming along all winter? Is there anything we can do to mitigate the harsh realities of the cold? Well, yes there is. Today, I got 6 things you can do to prepare your compost for winter so that even if the rest of your garden has gone completely dormant, your piles can keep working, doing there thing!