Common Mistakes When Setting Up a Composting System (& what to do instead)

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There may be a whole slew of questions swirling around your head concerning composting. “How much time will it take me to build living soil?” “How much living soil can I make in my backyard?” “But what if I have hard dirt that’s been abused?” (We know you’ve been thinking about this! The emails are pouring in!) When we tell …

Do You Know What’s in your Store-Bought Fertilizer?

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Question for you: There are a ton of benefits to making your own compost rather than going to a garden store and buying fertilizer. A major benefit is that you can turn waste into fertilizer to build living soil. You can grow incredible veggies utilizing what would normally be waste for you! Like green waste from your yard, leftover scraps …

6 Reasons Why You Need to be Composting Strategically (Supercharged Soil is Here)

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We are so excited to finally introduce our new online course on composting and building soil: In the past 10 months, we’ve built 4 inches of topsoil – from composting alone. Lately, we’ve shown our friends and students how to do what we do with tons of success (we’re talking building soil on top of decomposed granite, in parking lots, …

Let’s trust organic matter nourishing plants, instead of an organic certification.

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If an “organic” farm doesn’t have a composting system, it’s a clear indication that they’re probably not using compost in their program, or building their soil through living organic material. Composting is to incorporate organic matter into the soil and to have an abundance of beneficial microbes, fungi, and symbiotic creatures. It is a true form of organic fertilizer – …