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Compost Company Promotes Green Environment (Associated Construction Publications — Norcross, GA, USA).
But Chesterfield Farms, LLC is working to put a green edge on those statistics with its organic recycling. Located between Washington, DC, and Baltimore, …
Start with the Soil
A healthy, flourishing garden begins with healthy soil. A resource of the US Composting Council, Start With the Soil offers suggestions to homeowner and gardeners about the soil in their gardens. Read Article.
Using Commercially Produced Compost
Landscape & Turf Maintenance, Ron Alexander, Alexander Associates
Recycling of organic residuals into commercially marketed compost products has become much more prevalent throughout the United States. This article goes in to detail about the benefits of organics when added to in-situ soils or amend over the top of existing soils. Read More
Mother Nature’s Helper: Local Newspaper Highlights Chesterfield Farms
Dr. Frank Gouin, retired chairman of the University of Maryland Horticulture Department, turns a fork full of compost in a homemade bin in his Deale garden. He spent years of research on the wonders of compost, from its nutrient and fungicide value to its use in stormwater management.
Read The Capital Story. Composting Has Benefits Beyond the Garden By E. B. Furguson III, Staff Writer The Capital Gazette Newspaper; Photo by Joshua McKerrow
Green Roof Interest Rising
American Farm, CAROL KINSLEY “Green Roof Vision” for DC called 20-20-20 hopes to have 20 percent of all roofs covered, a total of 20 million square feet, within 20 years. Read More