Compost Tips
Check out this video, “Tips for  Composting” from About.com

What caught my attention were the two groups of items for composting: The Greens and The  Browns.

THE GREENS – This group is made up of the following items:

  • Manure
  • Grass Cuttings
  • Vegetable and Fruit Scraps,
  • Old Flowers
  • Coffee Grounds, Filter Paper and Tea Bags
  • Egg Shells

THE BROWNS  are ade up of the following items:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper
  • Shredded Newspaper,
  • Fallen Leaves
  • Sawdust
  • Twigs

Finally,  these items should never be added to your compost pile:

  • Meat and Fish
  • Processed Foods
  • Dairy Products
  • Diseased plants
  • Lemons
  • Cat and Dog Feces

Check out your compost pile and mix more green and brown items as needed to insure proper humidity, air circulation.

Picture via mjmonty

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