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[Video] Why Everything You Know About Composting Is Wrong

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Many people have some misconceptions when it comes to composting leaves, and this hilarious TED video helps clear them up for us…

I stumbled across this video the other day, and it was so hilarious I just had to share it with you here! If you’ve ever thought leaves were not appropriate for composting, wondered how to get them to break down faster, or simply packed your leaves in “SPBs” and sent them off with your yard waste pickup service (gasp!) – or if you’re simply looking for a good laugh – you will definitely want to watch this video!

In this TED talk, Mike McGrath, host of the nationally syndicated public radio show You Bet Your Garden, author of The You Bet Your Garden Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes, and former editor of Organic Gardening Magazine, explains the misconceptions about composting with leaves, the futility of leaf blowers, and the reasons why your garden may be the happiest it’s ever been if you just follow his simple method…

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