Tilton Conservation Commission
CONSERVATION NEWS From TILTON NH
Tilton Conservation Commission, 257 Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276†††††††††††††††††††† Spring 2009
Spring 2009 Newsletter
The Island (and many more)
You can even get your kids involved. First, you may be asking yourself: What is Composting?
Nature recycles leaves and plants. In a forest, leaves fall forming mulch
that protects the soil. Over time they decompose
Second, you might wonder: How do I set up a Composting Bin?
Select a spot to set up your bin. It should be out of the way but convenient
to reach with plenty of room to work around.
Composting needs to include these basic ingredients:
that recycle leaves and other plant parts need an even mix of brown stuff
Brown Stuff (dead, dried plant parts like
(fresh, living parts like grass
is easiest to build a compost bin in layers of ingredients.