Updated: Mar 11, 2021
If you've ever walked past your compost pile and thought, hm, something doesn't seem quite right here - then you're not alone.
While not particularly complex, composting is an inexact science and can go seriously wrong when you least expect it.
This article is a super-simple walkthrough of common compost problems, and their solutions.
1. Your Compost Smells Like Eggs
Nope, it's not an egg-salad sandwich, unfortunately.
If your compost smells like last week's eggs - or something else distinctly rotten - than this means that your compost pile is not getting enough oxygen.