Compost starters and accelerators include nitrogen, microorganisms or a combination of both to speed up (and heat up!) the decomposition process.

Compost Starters, Accelerators & Additives

Compost starters and accelerators include nitrogen, microorganisms or a combination of both to speed up (and heat up!) the decomposition process.

Compost Starter  If your compost pile seems a little slow in heating up, get it going with a beer chaser. Mix a bottle of beer with a cup of ammonia in 4 gallons of water, then pour it over the compost pile to get the pile cooking. The yeast and sugar in the beer and the nitrogen provided by the ammonia feed the beneficial bacteria that facilitate decomposition, speeding up the process of breaking down the individual components of the compost pile. /Getty Images

The Use of Stale Beer in Gardening

Compost Starter If your compost pile seems a little slow in heating up, get it going with a beer chaser. Mix a bottle of beer with a cup of ammonia in 4 gallons of water, then pour it over the compost pile to get the pile cooking. The yeast and sugar in the beer and the nitrogen provided by the ammonia feed the beneficial bacteria that facilitate decomposition, speeding up the process of breaking down the individual components of the compost pile. /Getty Images

Self-Composting Garden Plus Compost Starter

Self-Composting Garden Plus Compost Starter

4 lb. Organic Granular Compost Starter

4 lb. Organic Granular Compost Starter

Jobe's 09926 Organic Compost Starter Bag Jobe's Compost Starter Organic granular fertilizers is one of a new and unique family of fast acting

What I like about this graphic? It illustrates all the makings of building an "instant layered" Lasagna Garden bed, too ;-) #GardenMaven Feed your soil informative composting know-how. Remember that Lasagna style garden beds require a starter layer of cardboard and manure (to draw the worms,) then  the multi-layered makings of a good compost pile as shown above will do nicely... #GardenMaven

Compost Bin - Low Cost, Easy, and Modular

What I like about this graphic? It illustrates all the makings of building an "instant layered" Lasagna Garden bed, too ;-) #GardenMaven Feed your soil informative composting know-how. Remember that Lasagna style garden beds require a starter layer of cardboard and manure (to draw the worms,) then the multi-layered makings of a good compost pile as shown above will do nicely... #GardenMaven

How to grow seedlings in eggshells | How to start seeds | Planting seeds | Eggshell seed starters | DIY gardening | DIY garden ideas | GinaKirk.com @ginaekirk

How To Grow Seedlings in Eggshells

How to grow seedlings in eggshells | How to start seeds | Planting seeds | Eggshell seed starters | DIY gardening | DIY garden ideas | GinaKirk.com @ginaekirk

Compost Starter

Compost Starter

Earth Compost Starter is a premium blend of organic materials that actually inoculates the compost pile with necessary microorganisms needed to digest the raw organic material.

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