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Publications & Fact Sheets


Composting Basics

Using Compost as a soil amendment

Why & How to Compost

Backyard Composting

Home Composting Slide Show

Home Compost Slide Show

Why Compost (& local farm compost suppliers)

Brochures on Whatcom County site


Composting Fact Sheets

The Compost Connection, WSU Newsletter

Compost Analysis--what it tells you

Don't Compost Rotten/Dropped Homegrown Apples

Fundamentals of Composting

Can Compost Damage Plants?

Rats in Compost


Build Your Own

Compost Bins and Methods

Build Your Own Compost Bins




Whatcom County Rainbarrel Plans

Utility of Rainbarrels for Irrigating Home Gardens


Compost Tea

Biocycle Article - Brewing up solutions for pest problems

To Tea or Not to Tea?


On-farm Composting

Manure Compost Marketing Guide (This is a *.pdf file)

Why Use Dairy Compost


Worm Composting

Cheap and Easy Worm Bin!

Worm Composting - Vermiculture

Where to buy redworms in Whatcom County

Build a Worm Compost Bin

Harvesting Your Worm Bin


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Whatcom County Composting:

Master Composter Program

Publications &Fact Sheets

Vermiculture or Worm Composting

Uses of Compost

On Farm Composting

Composting Links

Compost Sources & Materials

Our Composting Publications:

Composting Basics
Composting Fact Sheets
Compost Tea
Build Your Own
On Farm Composting
Worm Composting


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