What’s Growing With Tom Week 23: Starting a Compost Pile

Building a compost pile is a lot like baking a cake.

Wait, what?

It’s true! Just like making a cake, you need the right ingredients, and the right amounts, to become the healthy and biology-filled compost you want.

Necessary Ingredients:

  • nitrogen
  • carbon
  • moisture
  • oxygen

This means monitoring the moisture of the pile and turning it over to increase the oxygen are both important steps.  Learn more in this video!