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Composting in a metropolitan area may seem unlikely, even unusual, but in fact NYC is becoming a compost-friendly city, with efforts from our friends at NYC Recycles and Grow NYC. 231 more words


Composter for autumn leaves (how do I compost great piles of dead leaves?)

Dead leaves are mainly rich in ‘carbon’. So, to get a pile of leaves to heat up and make compost, you need to add some ‘greens’ which contain available ‘nitrogen’. 87 more words


I've got worms!

I ran into the house in early October, flushed with excitement.  Finally, I had worms!  They weren’t very big, not like those strapping specimens I remember from my youth.   1,863 more words

Daily Life

Getting My Hands Dirty - Real Dirty

It has been a long “dry spell”- if you will, a drought for my Gardening Blog. I haven’t stopped gardening but have found/made little time to write about getting my hands dirty in the garden. 812 more words


Organic Gardening Advice For New Organic Gardeners

Organic gardening is something you may want to do but never take on the challenge.

TIP! Aspirin water has disease-prevention properties that can protect plants. Three aspirins per four gallons of water will help keep your plants healthy. 1,149 more words

Beautiful Garden

Become An Expert At Organic Horticulture With These Tips!

Organic gardening may be a major pain, or it can be quite a nonproductive hassle. The following collection of tips will show you how to grow an organic gardener. 1,031 more words

Beautiful Garden

DIY: Compost Bin

Wow! What a weekend. Sparky and I built a compost bin. I have been after him to help me build this for a long time (read: years). 428 more words