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Capturing Water and Making a Compost Heap

Learn how to capture water from natural sources and start a compost pile from household scraps.

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compost needs to be moist all of the time
Photo 6 of 7Compost needs to be moist, but not soaking wet, all of the time.

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The moisture will encourage bacteria growth and let it spread throughout the pile. Water your compost pile every week or two, especially of you haven't had much rain. As the pile heats up, be sure to turn the pile to speed up the composting process.

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