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Composting is great, we can all agree on that. But turning your compost and aerating it can be a pain. Especially if you are 86 years old! Wait until you see this secret weapon. My Grandma purchased some PVC pipe at the local hardware store and had my Uncle drill holes throughout it. Next, they placed the pipe through the compost cage, so that it sticks out on each side. Air is able to come through the ends and travel to different layers of the compost!
Mosaic PVC pipe for the garden.
Pile it up. The easiest way to make compost is to pile yard and kitchen waste in a designated place. Let nature work. Expose a compost pile to the elements where sun, rain will prompt the process. A two-bin system allows you to make compost in one bin and keep a supply of finished compost in the other. Alternating the heap harvest cycle with each pile,a continual source of compost. When worked into the soil, compost slowly gives plants nutrients and makes more air and water available to them.