Blog List Category: Composting

Dynamic Accumulators – Are They Beneficial to the Garden?

Dynamic accumulators are plants that accumulate higher than average nutrients in their leaves. Some people grow these plants…

Comfrey – Is it a Dynamic Accumulator?

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is probably the most popular dynamic accumulator. Permaculturists swear by it, and organic…

Too Much Compost – Is It Poisoning Your Garden?

Can you have too much compost? Compost is the best thing for your garden – if you believe what you read so how can you…

Humus Does not Exist – Says New Study

As a gardener we all talk about humus. Some of us even buy humus soil, and humic substances like humic acid and fulvic acid…

Eggshells – Do They Decompose in the Garden – 5 Year Study

The advice to add egg shells to the garden or compost pile is very common. In my last post I looked at some evidence that…

Eggshells – Do They Decompose In The Garden?

Lots of people add eggshells to the garden or compost pile. It is claimed that they add important calcium to the soil for…
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