UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of San Joaquin County

Composting

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Did you know that about 25% of your trash is compostable? Lawn clippings, shrub and tree trimming, leaves, and food (except for dairy products, meats, and grease) are organic health food just waiting to be returned to the soil. So instead of sending your green waste and food to the landfill and end its usefulness, recycle the natural way, by COMPOSTING! Compost provides essential nutrients for your garden, feeds the soil with microorganisms, builds good soil structure, helps retain moisture, and prevents water runoff and erosion.

Below you will find resources to 2 different composting methods

Composting with a bin or the "pile" method

Composting with worms (Vermicomposting)

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