Composters Greenwich CT

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 Greenwich, CT that provide compost.

Greenwich Whole Foods Market
(203) 661-0631
90 E. Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT
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Shemin Nurseries, Inc.
(203) 531-7352
1081 King Street
Greenwich, CT
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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White Plains Whole Foods Market
(914) 288-1300
110 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY
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Prospero Nursery
(914) 592-3748
1120 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Nielsen's Florist & Garden Shop
(203) 655-2541
1405 Post Rd
Darien, CT
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Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses, LLC
(203) 869-3418
437 North Street
Greenwich, CT
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Floral Fashions
(914) 937-3871
78 Purdy Ave
Port Chester, NY
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Nabel's Nurseries
(914) 949-3963
1485 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY
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Designs By Lee, Inc.
(203) 322-2206
129 Interlaken Road
Stamford, CT
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Gardener's Center & Florist
(203) 655-2549
1396 Post Rd
Darien, CT
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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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