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Your Garden: Composting 101

Your Garden: Composting 101

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Why should you compost?   When compost is finished, it's a garden fertilizer or soil amendment that you can use absolutely free. Compost is mild in nature, so it doesn't treat plants as harshly as...

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Build Your Own Wheelie Bin Composter

Build Your Own Wheelie Bin Composter

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This composter turns a garbage bin into a moveable compost machine.

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Build Your Own Classic Compost Bin

Build Your Own Classic Compost Bin

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This compost bin design has been popular for years. It features convenient removable sides and maximum air circulation.

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Build a Compost Pile to Suit Your Style

Build a Compost Pile to Suit Your Style

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There's a composting method to suit everyone's lifestyle.

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MAY 1ST 2001 UPDATE OF HOOP HOUSE GARDEN PART 1 AND PART 2

MAY 1ST 2001 UPDATE OF HOOP HOUSE GARDEN PART 1 AND PART 2

I started my journey as first time gardener back in February of 2011.  Up until then I worked on my project preparing the land and building my enclosed hoop house for square foot vegetable...

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Worms for Christmas?  Sounds good to me!

Worms for Christmas? Sounds good to me!

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If there's one thing every gardener needs for successful vegetable growing, it's good rich soil.  Soil is the key to healthy and productive plants, and I am finally realizing that as much effort...

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QUESTION: Can I start a compost pile over English Ivy?

QUESTION: Can I start a compost pile over English Ivy?

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This is my first attempt at composting. I have a large piece of property but most of it is covered in English Ivy. The best location for framing the pile is just before the ivy stops...

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The Victory Garden Composter

The Victory Garden Composter

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A compost bin is simply essential in your garden. This two-bin design is simple, efficient, and won't break your budget to make.

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DIY Food Scrap Digester/Composter

DIY Food Scrap Digester/Composter

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Here's an easy to make pest-proof food scrap digester/composter.

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Composting in Winter

Composting in Winter

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My compost pile is far from my house. Besides, it's busy working, getting itself ready to use next spring. So rather than add to it all winter, or worse, not compost at all (impossible!), I use...

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Why You Want Redworms and Earthworms (Nightcrawlers) in Your Garden

Why You Want Redworms and Earthworms (Nightcrawlers) in Your Garden

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I like being a worm farmer. Like my fondness for rabbit poop, I take great pride in the rich nutrients they produce for my garden. These are natural talents we humans can't begin to duplicate. Our poop just isn't that great.

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Compost Season has begun!

Compost Season has begun!

Throughout the cities and suburbs, grass clippings, leaves, other general yard waste, household waste and kitchen waste are put out on the sidewalk to be collected by the trash man. This is just energy misplaced.

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