Don’t let those frightening smells, creepy pests and other compost mysteries keep you from being a successful composting queen or king! Fall is the perfect time to start a compost pile (or add to what you already have). The chart below, which comes from “A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions” offers up USU Extension’s simple solutions to common compost problems.

Compost pile problems

Compost Pile Problems

Table 15. Common Composting Problems and Solutions (A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions)