Finished compost can be turned into beds this fall; learn how to do it the easy way

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MILWAUKEE -- It is a little easier to rip out this year’s plants knowing that they can be composted and recycled into “black gold”, as gardeners call it. Find out what to put in and what not to along with ways to build a better pile.

Finished compost can be turned into beds this fall so the winter can help prep our soil for next spring. Learn how to do it the easy way.

Plants growing in containers that will grow again if they can survive the winter need some help to get them through. See three options for tucking them in for the winter.

You can head to the Milwaukee County UW-Extension Horticulture page for more gardening information.