100 Things You Can (and Should) Compost

100 Things You Can Compost

Adding compost to your soil is considered essential for sustainable food production. Slim down your trash with this list of 100 things you can compost. No 51 will either shock, surprise, or disgust you!

Ecotonix Kitchen Composter

This handy infographic on How to Compost provides a compelling case as to why you should consider composting and teaches you handy tricks to reduce composting time.

6 Things That Will Keep Bad Bugs Out Of Your Garden

marigolds for tomato plants- and the borage herb plant – are very effective at keeping those pests away from your tomato plants. Plant them nearby and watch your tomato plants grow to be healthy and robust.

Compost tumblers are awesome. They create a compact, easy-to-turn space for your discarded food scraps and yard waste that will produce rich compost. A simple one is a 50-gallon drum, that you cut a door into the side then put hinges on the door. Drill some ventilation holes into and build a wood frame so you can turn the barrel by hand, the drum turns your compost.

8 Ways to Compost and Which One You Should Try

Compost tumblers are awesome. They create a compact, easy-to-turn space for your discarded food scraps and yard waste.

Easy Garden Brews to make your plants happy!

7 Nutrient-Rich Brews Your Plants Will Love. Formulations to help keep plants healthy

Great website on how to make $10 cedar raised beds.

Cedar raised bed make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised bed can cost hundreds of dollars. With this plan, I figured out how to create raised cedar beds - deep ones - for about 10 each.

How To Grow Organic Mushrooms In Two Weeks | living Green And Frugally -

You can grow delicious organic mushrooms in coffee grounds and it doesnt take a lot of effort. You just need a few things including a lot of coffee grounds. In this tutorial I will show you several different ways to grow gourmet mushrooms. A lot of differ

Planting Ahead: To get the most bang for your buck, plant garlic bulbs in the fall before the ground freezes for best return

How to grow garlic - plant after frost before ground freezes - elephant garlic actually a leek and better suited for warmer climates. Would love to have really fresh garlic!

Weird Things That You Can Compost. - Anyone who has a compost pile knows that you need a mix of green and brown materials for the pile to cook well. Greens can…

Weird things you Did not Know you Could compost. - cotton balls Used Matches Used Tissues Paper Towels Wine Corks Peanut shells Used Tea bags Used Coffee Grounds DON' THROW AWAY ♥ thegardeningcook.

Preserving Cilantro and Basil. Add a little olive oil to lightly coat leaves before freezing...

Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil. just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer ba

Line a basket with a black trash bag, fill with potting soil, cut drainage holes in the trash bag (tip basket, insert knife, poke holes), plant -Note basket will rot out from water in about a year.  Putting the basket on blocks (see picture)  to let air flow underneath keeps it drier.

NUTRITION-Healing herbs Growing your own medicine - this lady gives tons of info on medicinal herbs! Which ones, what they're good for, how to grow and how to prepare them - what a score

Composting using a 5 gallon bucket. Love it!!

How to Make Your Own Composter for Cheap

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Drip bottle irrigation Grow vegetables with 10 times less water with "Solar Drip Irrigation.” This is how we can eliminate completely the evaporation losses while recycling plastic bottles!

Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart. | 23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart.

The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch: Top tips for a healthy veggie garden -- Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield.