Your yardwaste, vegetable scraps, eggshells, and coffee grounds are good for your garden! When you compost these materials in your backyard, the result is a rich, humus-like product that makes a great soil conditioner and fertilizer for all kinds of garden plants. You can easily start a compost pile in your own backyard by following these simple steps:
Do not use dairy products, meat, bones, grease, or fat! They may attract animals to your compost pile, or cause odor problems!
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