Composters Denver CO

Compost is decomposed organic material that is often used as fertilizer, landfill cover, and as a natural pesticide. It can act as a soil amendment and can counteract erosion control and is an important component of organic farming. Compost types include compost tea and vermicompost. See below to learn more and to gain access to garden supply stores in Denver, CO that provide compost.

Logan Street Gardens
(303) 733-6291
1033 Grove St
Denver, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Paulino Gardens Inc.
(303) 429-8062
6300 North Broadway
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bonsai, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Cedar Mulch, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Cocoa-shell Mulch, Colored Mulch, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, De…

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Garden Patch
(303) 778-0488
2101 S Washington St
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Denver Urban Gardens
(303) 922-4096
195 S Dale Ct
Denver, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Groundcovers Greenhouse & Nursery
(303) 758-8957
4301 E Iliff Ave
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Natural Pesticide, Organic Gardening, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines, Wildflower Seed

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Dardano's Flowerland
(303) 934-5646
1205 W Evans Ave
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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City Floral Greenhouse
(303) 399-1177
1440 Kearney St
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Cut Flowers, Decorative Planters & Urns, Drip Irrigation Supplies, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fertilizers, Flowers - Fresh, Flowers, Foliage & Plant Products, Fresh Plants, Garden Center Mark…

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Country Fair Garden Center
(303) 757-4949
2190 S Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Consulting Services, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Equipment, Nursery, Ero…

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Jensen's Flowers
(303) 237-5545
845 Wadsworth Boulevard
Lakewood, CO
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Flower Seed, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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The Green Fuse
(303) 331-3482
4857 Raleigh St
Denver, CO
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Composting | Options for composting in your garden

Options for composting in your garden

Composting is a great way to enrich your soil, garden and plants while simultaneously helping the environment by reducing waste. When you compost, you use a special receptacle to discard certain types of home food scraps, such as fruit and vegetable peelings and remnants. Dead leaves as well as lawn and yard clippings also make great additions to your compost bin.

Over time, the materials in your compost bin naturally degrade, creating a healthy fertilizer and mulching material that can be used anywhere in your yard or garden. Because most of the materials you add to your bin or drum are plant-based, composting produces no smell. Gardening composting is not only simple and enjoyable; it also helps you save money on expensive fertilizers, mulch and soil conditioners.

Bin and Drum Composting

There are many different types of receptacles in which you can store and produce your compost. The simplest storage units are composting bins. These bins feature special chambers to aerate and store compost at various stages of decomposition.

Another popular unit is the composting drum, which is a simple container that is designed to reduce compost maintenance. You simply add compost material, wet it down, then seal the drum for a specified period of time. Later, it can be unsealed and rotated to aerate and mix the compost.

Alternative Composting Equipment

An unusual method of composting is called worm composting, and it involves using earthworms to do the work of producing and maintaining your compost. Just as they do in nature, worms eat and tunnel through your compost, transforming it into light, fluffy, mineral-rich humus.

Another possibility for people who are simply interested in producing compost for their lawns is a "green" or composting mower. They look and handle like regular lawn mowers , but instead of removing grass clippings, they grind them up and redistribute them back to the lawn itself. The result is rich...

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