Composters Siler City NC

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 Siler City, NC that provide compost.

Poultry Villa Farm
(919) 542-5438
3151 Us Highway 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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B & L Supply
(919) 542-6025
3402 US Hwy 15 501 N
Pittsboro, NC

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Home Supply Company
(919) 938-4664
110 Wilson's Mills Road
Smithfield, NC
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Rubber Mulch

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Living Colours Garden Center
(704) 472-6730
1812 E. Ozark Ave
Gastonia, NC
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Rubber Mulch, Shrubs, Trees

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Wall's Creek Nursery, Inc.
(919) 779-2438
4525 Benson Highway
Garner, NC
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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Fifth Season Gardening Co
(919) 542-0126
1021 Chicken Bridge Rd
Pittsboro, NC

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Nelson Greenhouses Inc
(336) 454-4427
2132 Deep River Rd
High Point, NC
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Builders / Contractors

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Flower Times, Inc
(252) 746-8444
143 W Hanrahan Rd
Grifton, NC
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Shrubs

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John Weddington Greenhouse
(704) 857-1846
1975 Miller Rd
China Grove, NC

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Carolina Backyard Adventures
(704) 902-1215
18616 Statesville Road
Cornelius, NC

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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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