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How Far Apart Do I Space My Plants?

Something that most people overlook, even the professionals, is mature plant size and plant spacing. I see this much too often in private yards as well as in public areas. I see plants that are so crowded together that you can’t even tell…

What Plants Will Grow In Your Area

Figuring out what plants grow best in your area is a very important part of the small garden landscape design process because it would be very disappointing if you plant your garden and then half of it dies at first frost. A simple and…

3 Easy Compost Bins You Can Make

Composting is easy and fun, yet most people don’t it. They say it takes up too much space, it’s a hassle or the compost bins are just too expensive. Well here’s my answer to that; if you have space for a garbage can you can compost, all you…

Ready, Set, Go Use Your Compost

Now that you know how to compost and got your equipment, it’s time to enjoy the fruits (er compost) of your labor. When Is Compost Ready? After about 4 or 5 months your compost should be ready. The easiest way to tell if it’s ready is if…

Making Compost – Tips and Tricks

Making compost is one of those things that’s an art and a science. But believe me, it’s really not that difficult especially once you’ve decide what type of composter you are going to use. Even if you don’t follow the strict layering and…

Types Of Composter Equipment

Ok, so you’re ready to start composting,  but what types of composter equipment should you use? There are several ways to compost and the one you choose really depends on how much space you have. And whether you want to keep your compost…

How to compost

Welcome to the second installment of the composting mini series. Now that you know the great benefits of compost here’s how to get started. At first it may not seem like you’ll have much to put into the composting pile. But you’d be…