Compost

Enrich your soil and reap major rewards in the garden with our step-by-step guides to composting. Learn about the many benefits and methods of recycling food waste.

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Drink Up: Making Nutrient-Rich Compost Tea For The Garden

Enjoying some tea in the garden sounds like a zen way to spend a morning or afternoon; why not offer …

Give Back To The Earth With Compost

Hands down, compost is the best way we can add nutrients back into the soil. Beyond being rewarded with thriving …

Produce Stickers Not Welcome In The Compost Heap

Hands up if you’re guilty of occasionally forgetting to peel the stickers off of some of the leftover produce you …

How To Compost In The Winter

With the cooler weather here, it’s time to put the outdoor gardens to bed for another year. But what about …

Top 5 Reasons Why We (And Gardens) Love Vermicompost

I have to admit; I wasn’t so sure about having thousands of worms eating food scraps in my basement. But …

Worms At Work: How To Build Your Own Vermicomposting Bin

When looking for the king of all composters, gardening gurus say look no further than red wiggler worms (Eisenia foetida). …

Major Breakthroughs In Recycling Food Waste

Plastic is a problem. So is food waste. A team of researchers from Montreal, Canada has decided to tackle both …

Drunk As A… Raccoon? Fermenting Food Leads To Buzz For Wildlife

You’ve heard the saying drunk as a skunk, but how about drunk as a raccoon? A few of these masked …

People Living In Small Spaces Can Make A Big Difference With Compost

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] Think composting is reserved for people who have sprawling gardens and large yards? Think again. The …

Healthy Soil, Healthy People: Why Composting Food Waste Is So Important

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] Every year, a third of the food we produce is wasted. That alone is a travesty, …

Modern Composting Ideas

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Keyhole Garden: Growing & Composting Combo

A drought-tolerant garden is a must in places where it’s consistently hot and dry through the summer months, making a …

Home Composting

Home composting relies upon one of the simplest axioms of nature: Things of the forest live by eating from the …

Making the Best Compost

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.7″ header_font=”Special Elite||||||||” header_2_font=”Special Elite||||||||” header_3_font=”Special Elite||||||||” header_4_font=”Special Elite||||||||” header_5_font=”Special Elite||||||||” header_6_font=”Special Elite||||||||”] Composting is one of …

Using Compost Tea in Hydroponics

Sometimes soilless growing benefits hugely from soil techniques. For example, using compost tea in hydroponics. Breaking the rules can sometimes …

Is Compost with Cow Manure Really Organic?

Do you have any idea what is really in that bag of compost you buy from the garden center? Where …

Compost: Making Super Garden Soil

It’s hard to envision while you stand there pondering the rotting mass of a compost pile that the wheel of …

Build A Better Compost Tumbler

There’s no shortage of people who want to show you how to build a compost tumbler, but not all of them …

Compostable Hydroponic Media

It isn’t peat moss, or coir, though it might very well have some coconut coir fibers in it judging from …

3 Indoor Composting Options

Its unlikely anyone could argue with the notion of returning kitchen scraps and even yard waste back into soil as …

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