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Mulching

Although mulching is perhaps the slowest of all the cold composting methods, it offers many benefits.

Mulch discourages weeds, protects soil from compacting or eroding, and keeps the roots of plants cool and moist in hot weather and insulated in the winter.

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Trench Composting

A third easy diy compost method is trench composting

– more commonly used with crop rotation

Trench composting is way of composting yardwaste by setting up your garden so that you can do a simple three-year rotation of crop: a row of crops, a composting trench, and a path – all side by side.
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Postholing

Composting by postholing, another easy way to compost.

Besides composting by soil incorporation, another easy way to cold compost is by postholing, a most unique, easy-to-do, handy way to especially compost  food waste year round. In order to be able to compost by postholing, you might want to avail yourself of a posthole digger — although a spade will do.

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Soil Incorporation

Cold Composting by Soil Incorporation, probably the simplest method of composting.

A second cold composting process often used to make organic compost in your back yard is soil incorporation — that is, burying food scraps and/or yard waste in the ground, often on a daily basis. Perhaps you’ve seen people composting by soil incorporation since it is so simple to do especially if you have lots of free land.
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Cold Composting Does Work

Cold Composting – an alternate to Hot Composting

There are many variations to home composting, and you can create compost just as easily by using the cold composting systems as you can  via the hot composting method.  Cold composting does work!

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