Composting at home is all about willingness to reduce the waste and some constant efforts before you get into the habit.
I love plants and the beauty they bring along, the green, earthly touch of nature that they add to a home is unmatchable.
While I love plants, I also agree they need to be looked after, watered, manured.
In my previous post on home decor, I mentioned about my love for creating something useful out of waste and so composting drew my attention.
I was tired of buying khaad (cowdung manure) and other fertilisers, so around 4 years back my journey of home composting to create good quality compost for my plants began.
Let me begin with telling you what composting is- Composting is a process where waste decomposes naturally to create fertile compost ( the output of composting). All the kitchen waste does eventually decompose, but if left in the bin it will go with the rest of the waste and take longer to decay and lengthen the decomposition process for other dry waste too, releasing harmful gases in the environment.
I first tried composting in a bin, without reading and knowing enough. It attracted bugs and smelled bad, the food did decay and i did get some good compost, but I had to find a better way of composting. Continue Reading