Garden and Yard Care

Published on March 4th, 2013 | by Andrea Bertoli


Get Your Compost On!

Though some yards and balconies might be covered in snow at this moment, it’s still a great time to think about composting! Composting uses food scraps, manure, leaves, yard trimmings and more to create a nourishing and important addition to your yard or garden. There are so many ways to compost: worms, black soldier flies, bokashi, and more (you can even do it if you live in an apartment!); but at its most basic, compost can be a pile of yard scraps in the corner of your yard that eventually decomposes and creates new soil. This handy infographic gives the very basics of composting in your yard- or in a bucket on your balcony!

Click TWICE (sorry) to make it zoom-able!

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About the Author

A vegan chef, cookbook author, educator, writer, surfer, and yogi based in San Francisco, Andrea is also the Accounts Manager for Important Media. Follow her foodie adventures at, Vibrant Wellness Journal, Green Living Ideas and Eat Drink Better. Find more from Andrea on Facebook and Instagram

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