Good Compost Making Chart
Adding rich, well-aged and nutrient rich compost is one of the essential parts of keeping a thriving, biologically active garden healthy and productive year after year. The old saying of “If you’re growing a garden, you’re making compost” is very true, but is challenging for many less experienced gardeners.
We’ve found this Good Compost Making laminated card to be invaluable – simple, easy to understand and portable but packed with useful information. Made from a stiff card stock that is laminated to keep it safe from moisture so it’s ready to go into the garden with you.
One side has all of the basics about compost from the process of composting, positioning, maintenance and materials for the pile to troubleshooting if it is slow or smells badly. It includes a listing of common compost materials with their carbon to nitrogen ratios so you don’t have to guess anymore.
The flip side has excellent information about including biodynamic preparations to the compost for more available quality nutrients for the plants and how to add them. There are six of the most effective and beneficial preparations including valerian, oak bark and chamomile with details on what they are, how they benefit the compost and how to prepare them.
If you’ve been wondering how to make your compost better and needed some proven, useful information – this card will be really helpful!
7 1/8" x 10 1/4"