Making Compost – Tips and Tricks
Making compost is one of those things that’s an art and a science. But believe me, it’s really not that difficult especially once you’ve decide what type of composter you are going to use. Even if you don’t follow the strict layering and greens to browns ratios (which I don’t), you can still get perfectly good compost.
Choosing Container Gardening Soil – Keeping Container Plants Healthy with Proper Soil Management
Choosing container gardening soil is one of the first and most basic decisions container gardeners face. New container gardeners will most likely go outside and fill the pots with garden soil. Big mistake! Most yard dirt contains clay which is heavy and prevents soil from draining well. When clay is dry it resists water and yard soil tends to pull away from the sides of the containers. This makes watering a messy and difficult process. Clay will never support healthy growth in plants and…
That's right. I said "Grow some Worms!" Sounds gross, sounds slimey, I know. But for any kind of Prepper, Homesteader, Survivalist or Gardner whether beginner or pro, worms are the way to go.So technically, worm growing is called vermicomposting ~ a
Improving Soil with Chicken Litter
chickens in the barnyard Improving soil with chicken litter is an organic method for feeding your garden and a way to use your used livestock bedding.One of the perks of homesteading is that you can use waste from one area to enhance or grow another area. Rootsy.org
Painless (Painless!) Ways to Green Up Your Kitchen
Trying to embrace a lifestyle that doesnât smack of waste? Itâs easier said than done when weâre dealing with long ingrained habits. The good news is there are a lot of changes you can make on your way to an eco-friendly green kitchen that will take zero effort on your part. All youâve got to do is remember to implement them.
Which Is The Best Grass Seed For Clay Soil? Create Your Very Own Green Lawn
Which is the best grass seed for Clay soil? Create Your own Green Lawn #grassseed #lawncare #claysoil #gardening #gardeningtips #organicgarden #agreenhand
How To Change Hydrangea Colors - Pink, Blue & Purple
Tweak the color of your hydrangea flowers to your hearts content. This one quick tip will transform your pink and blue hydrangeas into purple beauties for everyone to envy. #purple #purplehydrangeas #hydrangeas #pinkhydrangeas #bluehydrangeas #flowergarden #flowers
Rock Cycle [More important than you think! When picking rocks for hardscapes you want to use Metamorphic rock in most cases especially with water (so it doesnt leach anything into the water) but it is also important to know what type of rockscape your c