In Grant’s household, learning about recycling and composting starts early.
Coffee grounds may be brown in colour but, like tea leaves, they are actually nitrogen-rich ‘green’ material. Coffee grounds also add magnesium and potassium to your compost. While you can toss coffee grounds straight into your garden, they are an
Good compost results from a healthy balance between nitrogen-rich ‘green’ materials and carbon-rich ‘brown’ materials. Different types of materials and proportions affect the rate of composting and this is more an art than a science. Too much nitrogen and the
Mariam got her YOLO Compost Tumbler last week. She writes, “I’m absolutely delighted with my YOLO! I’m getting so obsessive that I’m taking vegetable scraps away from other people’s tables”. We can relate. Mariam also asked about composting citrus.
You can put egg shells into your YOLO Compost Tumbler. Egg shells are rich in calcium, which plants use to build strong cell walls. Fast growing vegetables like tomatoes and squash thrive with sufficient calcium in the soil. Egg shells
I popped in to visit friends on Monday. They’ve had their double YOLO Compost Tumbler for about three weeks now. They took me around back to show me their compost progress. They are busy adding kitchen waste to the one