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Composting Build a Backyard Compost Pile How much work is really involved? Composting can be as much or as little work as you want to make it. The more effort you put into it, the faster you will have finished…Read more ›

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

COMPOSTINGA large component of solid waste management and reduction are yard trimmings and food residuals, which together constitute 24 percent of the U.S. municipal solid waste stream.How Can Comp...

The key to composting is to get the right combination of nitrogen-rich (green) materials with carbon-rich (brown) materials. In the most nutritious compost heaps, carbon-to-nitrogen ratio is 30:1.    Here's a handy, dandy list of Nitrogen and Carbon rich items to get it just right.

The key to composting is to get the right combination of nitrogen-rich (green) materials with carbon-rich (brown) materials. In the most nutritious compost heaps, carbon-to-nitrogen ratio is 30:1. Here's a handy, dandy list of Nitrogen and Carbon rich items to get it just right.

25 DIY Teacher Gifts They'll Love

25 DIY Teacher Gifts They'll Love

Make your own garden markers: You'll need: oven bake-able polymer clay rolled into balls (one ball for each marker) appropriate baking dish (according to package instructions) a rolling pin a butter knife rubber letter stamps an oven Click for directions:

Not sure...but thinking about worms!Easy worm/compost bin! Includes a video on setting up a worm bin using a plastic storage bin.

Not sure...but thinking about worms!Easy worm/compost bin! Includes a video on setting up a worm bin using a plastic storage bin.

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead:  Your homestead can be divided into land for raising livestock and a garden for raising fruits, vegetables, plus some grain and forage crops.

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead: Your homestead can be divided into land for raising livestock and a garden for raising fruits, vegetables, plus some grain and forage crops.