Now that the summer swelter is starting to dissipate, everyone is once again focused on their yard and winter gardens. Just because it is getting cooler and the available daylight is in noticeable decline, doesn’t mean you can’t have a productive and nutrient dense garden. Now is the time to plant all of those healthy [...]
A lot of people tell me they want to grow healthy foods for themselves and their families, but don’t have any place they can dig up and start cultivating some yummies. If you don’t have a community garden in your vicinity or a neighbor allowing you to dig up some of their property, you can [...]
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For homesteaders and seasoned gardeners, this is the time of year when two dozen yard projects are going on simultaneously – but there never seems to be enough daylight hours to get everything done. One of the tasks that needs to be high in your priority list is soil management. To the natural and [...]
Food scraps can easily cause odor and pest problems in a compost pile, but the nutrition in food wastes are too precious to squander. Grub composting is a terrific way to quickly reduce food wastes down to where they can be safely added to a pile. In as little as 24 hours, black soldier fly [...]
If you want to get nutrients and living microorganisms down into the soil as fast as possible, consider brewing a batch of compost.
The simplest way to incorporate compost into your gardening is to make it a part of your garden from the start with the no-turning Lasagna Gardening method.
For a successful lasagna garden, follow these comprehensive, detailed tips from a Master Composter.
As fun and easy as Lasagna Gardening can be, you may encounter a few bumps in the road. Here are tricks of the trade from a Master Composter.
To protect bare soil, especially around trees and shrubs, use mulch which may be made from a wide variety of organic materials, such as straw or leaves.