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Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill from your household while simultaneously enhancing your garden. Composting takes advantage of the earth’s natural process of plant decay by harnessing the energy of the sun and making rich, soil-enhancing plant material. There are many different approaches to composting to match your yard type and time commitment. If you are interested in learning the following aspects to backyard composting:
  1. Composting Basics
  2. How to Compost
  3. Health and Safety Questions
  4. Using compost in your yard