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