Compost used to be the heart of organic gardening. Now, herbicide contamination is a major concern. Learn 5 questions to ask before buying compost soil.
Learning How to Compost in Your Own Backyard
Composting is an important process for transforming food scraps and yard waste into a rich garden amendment. Learn various ways to compost, build compost bins, and to select safe compost products.
Compost can easily be contaminated with persistent herbicide which may harm your garden. Learn the cause and how to keep it out of your compost bin.
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. However, you’ll want to choose a design to meet your needs. Here are six compost system designs to choose from.
Worm castings are an easy, inexpensive, and important fertilizer for the garden. Learn how to make a worm bin to compost your food scraps and fertilize your garden.
As new worm bin owners, we didn’t know what it looked like when we had added the right amount of food, or when the moisture levels or volume of bedding were just right. There was definitely a learning curve…and 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
Worm bins are a simple way to compost food scraps. Learn about some of the nuances and worm bin problems facing beginners and how to fix them.