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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…

DIY Compost Tumbler

A compost tumbler is something I have been wanting for quite some time. Until now, I have been using a vermabin, which basically consists of a bin filled with worms. The worms work through the kitchen scraps you leave and turn it over into…

Vermicomposting

That's right. I said "Grow some Worms!" Sounds gross, sounds slimey, I know. But for any kind of Prepper, Homesteader, Survivalist or Gardner whether beginner or pro, worms are the way to go. So technically, worm growing is called…

Remove weeds using newspapers

Gardeners who are advocates of organic methods often wonder how to remove grass without using herbicide - and without excessive work! Well, there's an easy and natural way that can be implemented before making seedbed for plants that…

How to spring clean your garden

On spring, when the sun makes its appearance, it is suitable to start cleaning the garden. Before you start cleaning it is best to wait until the soil is not so wet. If the snow has melted and cracked and their buds are brown, it is time…