Compost Health Hazards
As gardener's, we think about compost as a valuable organic garden soil
conditioner, mulch and fertilizer. We also need to be aware of the health
hazards tha can lurk in your compost pile. Gardners who are not in the best
of general health, have a low functioning immune system, and people who suffer
from asthma, allergies and other lung diseases.are especially at risk. Even
a gardener in good general health could be at risk.
A compost pile contains lots of fungus, molds, mildew, bacteria, and often
The most common problems are allergies, breathing problems, infections and
rashes. Tetanus, a bacteria,. is common in soil. Infections can easily occur
through a cut in your hand.
It is therefore, wise to protect yourself, when handling compost.
Add a cover system to your raised garden frame, and you have.... A
This raised bed kit comes with a cover system, designed for the Guarden raised
garden bed frames. The cover latches firmly to the raised bed frame, allowing
it to withstand high winds. The plastic cover comes standard with the unit.
Optional pest covers and insect netting are also available. The cover
system helps to extend the gardening season spring and fall. It's easy to
remove the cover system, for summer months.