Don’t compost dairy products, meat, fat or grease, cooked foods with sauces, bones, mature weed seeds, diseased plants, weeds that spread by roots and runners, vines or whole branches. If you haven’t started your compost pile yet, begin with a layer of corn stalks or wood chips. Either one will help provide air to the pile which will help aid in the decomposition of materials.Learn more
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May is the time of the year when many people here in western Massachusetts begin planting flowers and vegetables, but state officials are hoping even more people will take part this year.Learn more
Together, we can restore the health of the pollinator population.Learn more
Find out if you are about to “Get the Dirt” for the first time, already “Play with Dirt” or are truly “Down with Dirt.” At the end of the season, we’ll check back in with you and compare notes.Learn more
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