WaysAndHow / Don't waste your money on fertilizer, make your own compost at home. Here's how to make organic compost at home for your garden. Composting is a way of breaking down food wastes in order to make compost, which is beneficial for keeping your soil healthy so that plants will grow from it. Instead of throwing away food scraps, you can include them in an organic compost pile. Here’s how to make organic compost at home. - waysandhow, diy, diy video, how-to.