Sticking bits of old fruit and vegetables, wilted flowers, and old tea bags into the ground may sound a little sketchy and, well, gross. But fortunately, something called aerobic decomposition takes place, turning that gross idea into something nowhere near gross at all.
First of all, what is composting, or aerobic decomposition? – It’s organic matter (things that were once living) being broken down into nutrients by beneficial bacteria and fungi. Once the process is complete, the old orga….