All about composting

Can you compost leaves?

  Every Autumn/fall we are presented with the inevitable ‘crop’ of dead-leaves. Depending on which part of the world where you live, you may be lucky enough to see a spectacular display of colours before they drop. Seeing a layer of dead leaves on the ground, it’s easy to assume that they have no further
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What does lime do to compost?

Looking into the subject of adding hydrated lime to compost, I’m finding that there is an argument for it and against it. Here I want to give my view on the subject based on what I’ve seen for myself and offer an answer to the question: what does lime do to compost? The basic reason
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