Cow manure is considered one of the best garden amendments. At least it used to be. Here’s how manure in the garden may actually destroy your soil.
There are many ways to build a compost bin. Here are some of the many ways we have composted and what works best for us now.
We all know that we should fertilize our gardens regularly, but many of us are unsure of how to do it properly and safely without the use of chemical fertilizers. After all, those chemical fertilizers have a label with specific directions, while organic material does not. In this post, find out how to make your own natural fertilizer at home–in the right quantity–with very little effort.
Sometimes things go wrong in a worm bin and fruit flies develop. Learn how to get rid of them quickly, and how to avoid getting them again in the future.
Our first worm bin was a gift, and we fussed over our new collection of worms like new parents. Unfortunately, our inexperience led to some problems. Here’s a look at the new bin, the mistakes we made, and the problems that ensued.