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Composting Yard, Garden & Food Wastes at Home

Compost is a desirable product to use in the yard or garden. It benefits the soil by enriching the soil, helps the soil in holding more water and nutrients, and attracts earthworms.

Composting is the biological decomposition of organic matter by a managed process. The breakdown of wastes by microorganisms is nature’s way of recycling.


Crabtree Farms Spring Plant Sale

April 16 & 17, 2011

Saturday: 8:00 am – 3 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 3 pm

Crabtree Farm’s Spring Plant Sale & Festival is a great way to kick off spring and get your garden growing! You can choose from a wide variety of vegetable starts like heirloom tomatoes and pickling cucumbers, as well […]


“Composting” means the controlled decomposition (decay) of organic material such as yard trimmings, kitchen scraps, wood shavings, cardboard, and paper. “Compost” is the humus-rich material that results from composting.

Compost contributes nutrients and beneficial life to the soil, improves soil structure, and helps prevent runoff that can pollute rivers and lakes. Compost helps the soil […]