How to be an undercover composter

by Tracy Stokes on May 28, 2007

in Permaculture, Sustainable Lifestyle


This is not as mysterious as it sounds. What I’m talking about is how to compost without a composter and how to compost without having a compost heap rotting in the corner of your garden. The method I’m suggesting is ideal for those of you who don’t want to have to see the composter/compost heap doing its thing. It’s a method used by many French gardeners. Here’s how it works:

1. Dig a hole.

2. Fill the hole with your organic kitchen waste, garden clippings and other compostable bits and pieces.

3. Cover the peeling/clippings etc. with soil.

4. Plant something nice on top.

5. Dig another hole and so on.

Simple, neat and very good for your garden.

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