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Composting: Because a Dirty Rind is a Terrible Thing to Waste!

In the garden, there is no denying rot is hot! Composting is an effective, inexpensive and natural way to manage organic waste. It truly is a gardener's best friend. According to the Department of the Environment, organic matter such as yard and food waste makes up about 20% of the refuse generated in the United States. They say one man's trash is another man's treasure; and for the gardener, this 20% trash is 100% treasure!


Rot is Hot: Composting


"Take out the trash!" I can still hear my mom's voice call from the kitchen as I bounded out the front door. Taking out the trash has been a relatively thoughtless chore for as long as I can remember. We've been programmed to trash the clutter, throw away the scraps, and get rid of the excess (after all, no one wants to end up on the show Hoarders…).