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Winter Composting




There are two important things to know about winter composting in places like Massachusetts: 1. Winter composting is possible and requires little more than frequent additions. 2. If your compost freezes over, which is normal, that is NOT A PROBLEM! The pile will restart once … Continue reading






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Starting a compost in winter




This has been a very cold, very snowy (snowiest on record, more falling as I type this, on March 28, 2015) winter. Even in these toughest conditions you can successfully start a compost and get it cooking. I took this … Continue reading






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Winter Composting do’s, don’ts and what if it doesn’t?




Winter composting always seems to confuse people, which is understandable. So what is the secret to successful winter composting: Do the same things you do when composting the rest of the year, only faster.






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