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Compost for your Garden816 viewsAnd there you have it. Compost - good for the environment, good for the community and, ultimately, good for your garden.Sep 28, 2009
Sifted Compost593 viewsRich sifted compost for your garden.Sep 28, 2009
Sifting the Compost344 viewsMaterial gets sifted to break down the clods. Trash and sticks are also removed and placed in the appropriate cans.Sep 28, 2009
Compost Ready for Use351 viewsThe compost is available when the wall of the Ready bay has been removed.Sep 28, 2009
Ready Sign358 viewsThe Ready sign indicates which of the three bays is ready for use.Sep 28, 2009
Compost Temperature461 viewsIt is important that the compost temperature heats up to between 140°-160° Fahrenheit in order to kill weed seeds and pathogenic organisms.Sep 20, 2009
Sharing Gourmet Compost438 viewsGourmet Compost is also shared with other community organizations, gardens and local schoools. Here volunteers from Community Services Unlimited, Inc. pick up a load (check out their website at www.csuinc.org).Sep 14, 2009
OVF Composting Program981 viewsOcean View Farms has a comprehensive composting program which benefits the garden, the community and the environment (WRAP award winners for over a decade).Sep 03, 2009
Stable Waste Pits502 viewsAt the top of the garden are two large pits which contain stable waste (a mixture of horse manure, wood shavings, straw, etc.). Sep 03, 2009
Watering the Delivery452 viewsWatering helps the composting process and keeps the dust down.Sep 03, 2009
Stable Waste Pits (Front End)426 viewsGates in front of the two pits keep the material from spilling out.Sep 03, 2009
Open for Business447 viewsWhen the stable waste is ready for use the gate is removed.Sep 03, 2009
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