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Composting Leaves and Twigs for the Newbie Gardener

If you’re new to gardening, you’ve probably heard about the mysterious process of composting leaves and twigs. Composted leaves, twig and kitchen scraps add vital nutrients to the garden soil. Plus, it’s more eco-friendly than using chemical fertilizers. To create a thriving garden, read on for home composting how-tos and tips: The benefits of compost include: A boost in soil fertility An increase in soil porosity; compost loosens compact dirt and assists with drainage Recycling […]

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