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Adventures in DIY, or how NOT to make a compost tumbler

One of my first projects this past spring was to build a compost tumbler.  As an aspiring suburban farmer, soil is everything.  One of the hard lessons I learned last year was that poor soil equals poor crops.  1,213 more words

Repairs/DIY

A day in the life of the depot compost bin

It took a little embarrassment to give me the inspiration to give our compost heap some rather over due tender loving care last week. It all started when I lifted the lid of our compost bin that we use at work during a recent workshop and saw, together with everyone else, the sorry state it was in.   716 more words

Composting

COMPOST BIN -> OK - TENANTS DONT LIKE THIS LOCATION OK, THEN WE CHOOSE ANOTHER OR SOME LOCATION IF POSSIBLE

TENANTS DONT LIKE THIS LOCATION FOR COMPOST BIN

OK, THEN WE CHOOSE ANOTHER

OR SOME LOCATION IF POSSIBLE

ok, we can maybe move it underneath the deck ? 16 more words

YARD

Composting - The Cheapest and Environmentally Friendliest Yard Waste Disposal Method

Our customers often ask us to dispose of yard wastes for them.   We do not dispose of yard waste; we use mulching lawn mowers to chop up grass into a mulch that is recycled right back into the lawn, providing excellent nutrient recovery for the soil.  316 more words

Lawn Care

Failing tomatoes

Tomatoes are probably one of the most rewarding crops to grow yourself. Not because they make it cheaper than buying in the shops, we’ve definitely learnt that is not the case this year! 224 more words

Allotment

How to Compost (and Why)

For a very long time, becoming a “Composter” was NOT on my list of things to do. When I finally gave in, I did it because I felt pressure to ‘do the right thing’. 755 more words

Gardening