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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)

What NOT to put into your compost

  • Meat and Fish
  • Cheese or other dairy
  • Left Over Food
  • Metals, Glass or Plastic (recycle properly instead)
  • Animal or Human Waste
  • Fireplace, BBQ or Coal ashes

Put smelly food compost items inside your pile toward the center so that it can be broken down faster and reduce smells that entice animals to have a party in your pile.

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