How to teach compost to children ?

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Back to school…garden! This fall with my school garden project, our focus will be compost. We are going to start with one classroom (pre-K) in Fall. WHAT IS COMPOST? Compost is basically how nature create humus on the forest floors: leaves fall from the trees and get mixed together with soil,dead plants and    animals and [...]

{Food & Gardening} Fall Composting Tips

Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower ~ Albert Camus We compost year round and like gardening composting has a seasonal rhythm.  Fall is the best time to optimize your compost results.  Building a better soil is the single most important thing you can do for your garden each year. Successful [...]