Compost

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  • Explain the benefits of composting, hot to tell when compost is done and how to use it.
  • Explain how to build and maintain a hot compost pile, and know what materials should and should not be composted.
  • Understand the carbon and nitrogen balance needed for successful composting, and the role of micro and macro organisms.
  • Know the components of a worm bin, how to manage and harvest finished vermicompost, and how to use the finished product.
  • Practice determining answers to garden-related questions.

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