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Episode 7: "Compost"

Synopsis: Learn how to make and use compost to create a beautiful and healthy yard. Doug and Greg visit a large scale commercial compost facility, and a backyard composter. This episode features beautiful gardens around the county that demonstrate amazing uses of compost.

Compost Tours & Demonstrations:

  • Tour of Cedar Grove Composting facility
  • How to make compost
  • How to use compost
  • GroCo demonstration project

Compost Tips & Tricks

  • Making and using compost
  • Troubleshooting your compost pile
  • Grouping plants by water needs

Show resources:

Master Recycler Composter

Cedar Grove Compost - (External link)

GroCo Biosolids Compost

WSU King County Extension

How to make compost

How to use compost

Where to buy a compost bin

Where to properly dispose of yard waste

Please Note: This list of resources is provided by King County as a courtesy to the public and does not endorse or guarantee the quality of the service offered or provided.

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Yard Talk is brought to you by KCTV and the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

For questions about this web page, please contact Greg Rabourn, Community Stewardship Specialist, Water and Land Resources Division.