It may seem like the latest home fad, but composting has been used since the Stone Age. Some evidence unearthed in the British Isles suggests that Scottish farmers improved their little farms with compost as long as 12,000 years ago. Of course, these days you don’t need to live on a farm – or even have a backyard – to reap the benefits of composting. If your crops are limited to houseplants, you can make the most of your kitchen waste to help them grow better when you learn how to compost at home.
Composting at home can