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Everything You Need to Know to Start Composting

Everything You Need to Know to Start Composting

Modern Parents Messy Kids: Everything You Need to Know to Start Composting

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5 DIY Backyard Composting Solutions 5 DIY Backyard Composting Solutions Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil.

101 Freezing, Drying and Storing Herbs!!

Herbs_ Freezing, Drying, and Storing Herbs 101 – HOMEGROWN I love gathering, drying and using my own herbs while cooking. :Presented well, your home grown herbs can be an artform or decoration. Can't you see this in your kitchen?

Vegetable gardening planting times. by barbara.f.mizell

January - Start planning out the upcoming season's garden(s) and order seeds and seedlings to start next month indoors. - A great chart on Vegetable gardening planting times, from Easy Vegetable Gardening

countertop compost bin--drill holes in the top (any container you can drill through works). Then take a charcoal filter (for a countertop composter, also found at pet stores) and some adhesive velcro and stick the filter to the lid of your new composter!

Kitchen Compost Pail (Bucket, Bin) - DIY, Easy, and Frugal

Kitchen compost bin--drill holes in the top (any container you can drill through works). Then take a charcoal filter (for a countertop composter, also found at pet stores) and some adhesive velcro and stick the filter to the lid of your new composter!

DIY Compost Bin - 10 Best Compost Bins for Backyard Gardeners - Bob Vila

10 Compost Bins for Backyard Gardeners

I wonder if this DIY compost bin really works? - Earth Day Compost Bin: This project isn't only fun, it's great for the environment and your garden. This Earth Day craft will help you create your own compost bin to keep on your porch or back deck.

Over 80 Things You Can Compost. Networx.  "We're fans of composting here at Apartment Therapy, and we've shared a lot of tips and tricks over the years. Recently, Networx put together a pretty big list of items (81!) that you can throw into your compost bin. It's a good reference for beginners or for those looking to add more to their bins besides the usual vegetable scraps, egg shells and coffee grounds."

Over 80 Things You Can Compost

By Heather Rhoades “Why does compost smell?” and, more importantly, “How to stop compost smelling?” When your compost stinks, you have options. Does Compost Smell? A properly balanced compost pile should not smell…

Starting a compost pile is one of the best things you can do for your garden and the environment. Every piece of garbage that goes into the pile instead of the dumpster saves valuable landfill space and adds much needed nutrients to your soil.

35 Unexpected Things To Add To Your Compost Pile

80 + Stuff that make your garden grow better. items listed I I never would have thought to compost. If I ever actually compost.

The secret ingredient for naturally boosting your plants' growth! Compost tea or "black liquid gold" is the all organic "miracle-growing" solution to fertilizing the garden - minus the chemicals and high salt content that commercial fertilizers add to your soil. #organicgardening

Compost Tea - How To Make And Use The Ultimate Organic Fertilizer

The secret ingredient for naturally boosting your plants' growth! Compost tea or "black liquid gold" is the all organic "miracle-growing" solution to fertilizing the garden - minus the chemicals and high salt content that commercial fertilizers add to your soil. #organicgardening

Easy composting. Great microbial activity, promotes earthworms.  This really works! Best way we've found to compost in our dry climate... and no turning :)

Good info on storing food scraps until ready to go and Easy composting - trenching and raised bed integration. Great microbial activity which promotes earthworms, gives you amazing soil that you could never buy anywhere else and reduces waste.

Alternative Gardning: Good Composting Tips

How to start a compost pile in 4 steps

Collect all grass clipping and yard trash but be certain to mix with the "brown" materials like leaves and shredded paper to add carbon. Do not compost meats or pet dropping. Stick with food scraps and yard waste.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely. We just use kitchen scissors to cut what we need for meals. I periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge the roots in a glass of water and place in a sunny window. Periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

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Trench Composting

Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3 feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed, leave them for months to break down and then plant your vegetables directly into the bed.

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