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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
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Sifted Compost593 viewsRich sifted compost for your garden.Sep 28, 2009
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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
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Compost Ready for Use351 viewsThe compost is available when the wall of the Ready bay has been removed.Sep 28, 2009
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Ready Sign358 viewsThe Ready sign indicates which of the three bays is ready for use.Sep 28, 2009
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Watering the Delivery452 viewsWatering helps the composting process and keeps the dust down.Sep 03, 2009
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Stable Waste Pits (Front End)426 viewsGates in front of the two pits keep the material from spilling out.Sep 03, 2009
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Open for Business447 viewsWhen the stable waste is ready for use the gate is removed.Sep 03, 2009
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