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What’s the difference between hot and cold compost piles

What’s the difference between hot and cold compost piles Landscape Ideas Dallas: Cold and Hot Compost by Dallas Curb Appeal Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini A hot compost pile is just that, a pile of compost that is made to create heat to more quickly activate the biology in your decomposing matter and produce compost faster […]

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How to make a Simple Compost bin Dallas

How to make a Simple Compost bin Dallas Landscape Ideas Dallas: How to start a compost pile by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini Now-a-days compost bins are available in almost any box store but for those of us who want to do it the old fashion way- here are some ideas your can use. Materials Needed Chicken […]

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Landscape Ideas: What to put in your compost pile

Landscape Ideas: What to put in your compost pile Landscape Ideas Dallas: Cold and Hot Compost by Dallas Curb Appeal Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini What to put in you Compost Fruit pieces & cores Vegetable scraps Grass Clippings (Fresh/Old) Hedge Clippings (small preferably Coffee Grounds/ Tea Bags Cardboard & Paper (Shredded or Ripped glossy OK) […]

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Landscaping Ideas: Tips on Buying Compost

Landscape Ideas: Tips on Buying Compost Landscape Ideas Dallas: Tips on buying compost by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini 1- Pick a good supplier In the world of google and web complaints there’s bound to be good or bad stuff on-line about your compost supplier. Do your research. 2-Know what’s in your compost Ask your supplier […]

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Compost Classes

Compost Classes Landscape Ideas Dallas: Compost Classes by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini These are links to organizations, nurseries, and other resources to help you help you get the most out of your composting efforts. If the links are not currently showing a listing for composting classes check back periodically as these websites offer a wide […]

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Landscape Ideas: Bat Guano

Bat Guano Landscape Ideas Dallas: Bat Guano by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini Bat Guano is a fantastic type of manure to use whether you put it into your compost pile or directly into your garden. Bat Guano is the excrement (feces and urine) of bats that has been collected from their caves. Guano is useful […]

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Landscape Ideas: How to Start a Compost Pile

How to Start a Compost Pile Landscape Ideas Dallas: How to start a compost pile by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini Materials list Compost Bin – 3’Long x3’Wide x 3’Tall (more info…) Brown material l- Dead Leaves, ground up twigs, dead & decaying plants (Carbon) Green material – Freshly picked plant material grass clippings (Nitrogen) Water […]

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Landscaping Ideas: Worm Composting (Vermicompost)

Worm Composting (Vermicompost) Landscape Ideas Dallas: How to start worm composting (vermicompost) by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini For information on purchasing Red Wigglers (best worms ever for this) Click here. There’s only a few types of earth worms used in indoor worm composting. This is because they do not burrow like most common earth worms […]

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Organic Composting

Organic Composting Landscape Ideas Dallas: Organic Compost by Dallas Curb Appeal Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini Organic compost has to be carefully constructed with materials that have not been exposed to chemicals. Do not use lawn or plant clippings if you use synthetic fertilizers, especially if you are planning to use the compost for your vegatables. […]

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