Before you haul your Christmas tree out to trash day, take a look at these other options to give your tree a second life in the garden.
Wondering what to do with all of those leftover Easter eggs that were so lovingly dyed and decorated? Consider adding the eggshells to your compost pile for extra nutrients. Learn about composting eggshells. Read More
Temperature is one of the key indicators of whether or not your compost is actually composting. In spite of this, so many of us rely on our senses (sight and smell) to figure out when it’s done. Read on for a more scientific (and accurate!) way to check your compost. Read More
Compost works well as a soil amendment, but you can also use compost as a liquid fertilizer. When compost and water are steeped together, the resulting liquid is known as compost tea, an easy to apply liquid fertilizer that contains all the nutritional benefits of compost. Read More
Organic material will turn into compost on its own… eventually, but you can speed up the process with worms. Worm composting, or vermicomposting, can increase the time it takes to go from kitchen scraps to usable compost. Read More
Composting is one of the easiest ways for a gardener to get rich, earthy soil, but sometimes the process can take a long time, frustrating those new to composting. Speed up the process by adding an active enzyme to help quickly break down your compost pile in record time.
Sure, almost everything you would throw in the trash can be composted, but there are items that you should never add to compost. While an item may be decomposable, it can contribute certain factors that you do not want for usable compost. Read More
If food and yard waste are the only additions to your compost bin, you’re really missing out! You might be surprised to find that nearly all your household waste can be recycled or composted. Read More
Composting provides so many benefits for the gardener and the environment. A subtle change to how you dispose of organic household waste can reduce your contribution to landfills while providing a rich organic fertilizer for enriching your garden! Read More