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Welcome to the Florida Backyard Composting Tutorial and Information Website. Composting is the breakdown of organic materials by microorganisms. Sounds complicated? It's not. Anybody can compost, even apartment dwellers. All you need is a little space, water, air, some organic material and the desire. Compost will happen! More...

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The following are current articles that might be of interest to compost enthusiasts. More...

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We recommend that you start here to learn the basics of how to compost in 5 easy steps. More...

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This Tutorial teaches you the details about composting. It takes about 20 minutes to complete. More...

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Don't miss these pages with really cool interactive information. More...


Compost Happenings

Information on demonstrations, workshops, conferences, and bin sales. More...


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