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Jan

Composting Through the Winter? YES!

We are often asked if composting happens at Green Mountain Compost throughout the winter. The answer is a definitive yes.  Billions of micro-organisms in our large compost piles generate more than enough heat to keep the piles cooking all winter long. So what does this mean for you?  You can keep your food scraps out…
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30
May

In the Weeds? Try Mulch or Microbe Mulch

One of the best ways to save time and maximize production in your flower beds is to use mulch.  Berry bushes, trees, and shrubs all benefit from the addition of a properly applied layer of mulch. Green Mountain Compost has an ample supply of un-dyed pine bark mulch and our coveted “Microbe Mulch” to keep…
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27
Aug

How to: Compost Your Cookout

*Please note that Green Mountain Compost and all CSWD drop-off centers will be closed on Labor Day. Please check the CSWD web site for normal hours of operation.* With Labor Day weekend just ahead and the days growing noticeably shorter, many of us will be making the most of the season with outdoor activities this…
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02
Jan

Composting Through the Winter? YES!

We are often asked if composting happens at Green Mountain Compost throughout the winter. The answer is a definitive yes.  Billions of micro-organisms in our large compost piles generate more than enough heat to keep the piles cooking all winter long. So what does this mean for you?  You can keep your food scraps out…
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28
Mar

Testing for 5 Key Compost Characteristics

by Organic Gardening staff We tested 30 brands and found that it’s a mixed bag. We asked Will Brinton, Ph.D., and the staff members of the Woods End Research Laboratory to test bags of compost from all regions of the United States. Products included composts made from cow, chicken, horse, and sheep manure; used mushroom…
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