Quick Start to Composting

Learn everything you need to know to start composting this week!

Want a happy garden?

Create rich, dark compost and see your garden thrive. Get started by learning this quick and simple approach to composting.

In this class, you'll discover how easy it is to make compost. Through video lessons and daily email action prompts, you'll be ready to rot!

If you want to grow a beautiful, bountiful garden, THIS is the perfect place to start. After all, healthy soil is the foundation of a happy garden.


This training is perfect for

first-time gardeners,

gardeners who want to stop buying compost,

parents who want to set a green example for their kids,

cooks who want to stop throwing away kitchen scraps,

moms who want a solution for "toddler leftovers,"

people who are tired of hauling leaves to the curb every fall,

and anyone who wants to start composting today!

Your Instructor

Amy Landers
Amy Landers

Amy Landers is a nature nerd, garden educator, and mom of three boys. She’s been gardening and composting for more than 25 years. Through GardensThatMatter.com, Amy and her husband Colby love sharing their gardening journey (successes and messes!) to help other families grow beautiful, bountiful gardens together.

Amy studied biology at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. She worked at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo, Aquarium, and Botanic Garden for ten years, serving as an educator, writer, and manager. She also volunteered as an Albuquerque-area Master Gardener. Amy and Colby moved to western North Carolina in 2014 to live near family and grow more food on their small farm.

"Quick Start to Composting" includes 3 recorded video lessons and 5 action steps mapped out to help you get started fast.

During the week of class, you'll learn...

  • Why compost is vital for your garden
  • How to create an easy (and inexpensive!) compost bin that you can use right away
  • The key to finding the perfect place for your bin
  • The materials you should NEVER add to your compost (and a few surprising things you SHOULD add!)
  • 3 easy ways to speed up the composting process

The course is designed to walk you through the basics of composting and setting up a bin over the course of a week. (Or if you prefer to go through all the lessons at once, you can do that in just under an hour.)

Get started now!