Composters Texarkana AR

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 Texarkana, AR that provide compost.

North American Greenhouse
(903) 838-6256
6103 Chaparral St
Texarkana, TX

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Pleasant Valley Farms
(479) 471-7270
1344 Mays Branch Rd
Van Buren, AR

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Rogers Greenhouse
(870) 239-9496
1402 Buttercup Ln
Paragould, AR
Products / Services
Plants, Shrubs

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Arkansas Garden Center
(501) 868-9933
15603 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR
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Flower Seed, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Wildflower Seed

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Flower Haven Nursery
(870) 946-2946
84 Dillion Ln
Dewitt, AR

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Ellis Pottery
(903) 792-2246
3920 Summerhill Rd
Texarkana, TX

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Sharp Flowers Since 1934
(901) 238-1934
120 3rd St W
Wynne, AR

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Country Club Trailers
(501) 407-9595
12900 Interstate 30
Littlerock, AR
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Petals Florist
(479) 452-6200
910 S Greenwood Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Products / Services
Annuals

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Teresa's Plants & More Store
(479) 430-8388
14526 Oakleaf Rd
Mulberry, AR
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Annuals, Vegetables

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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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