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I turned my compost pile last night, and oh my gosh it was beautiful! It was the perfect black, sweet soil. I can’t wait to integrate it into my garden. 132 more words

Earth Day

Today we celebrate Earth Day.  Here are some great ways to honor this day:

  • Plant a tree! (or 2)
  • Clean up the litter on an area of the roadways near you.
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Mountain Cottage Soaps

Ship's Log--April 14th-17th

Sorry for the sudden gap in activity here! Vacation took priority, and I just couldn’t tear myself away from the fun long enough to blog about it. 497 more words

Compost Bin

My War On Weeds

I just cleaned out my carrot bed – one that I had allowed to be infested with too many weeds. It started innocently enough….the carrots were sprouting and I had made a halfhearted attempt to both thin the carrots and keep the weeds at bay. 242 more words


Make a 55-Gallon Compost Tumbler Fast, Cheap and Easy

Good for the environment, composting may be the single most important supplement added to your garden soil. Compost is nutrient-rich humus that fuels plant growth, suppresses disease, and revitalizes depleted soils, all while recycling your kitchen scraps. 137 more words


Backyard Compost Bin

I browsed Pinterest for easy backyard compost bins and the winner in my opinion for the easiest and most practical was the round garbage can version (it beat the square plastic bin because rolling seems easier than stirring). 231 more words


My Garden Update: 3/31/14

The weather has been crazy here lately… Warm one day, cold the next, rain, storms, wind. I managed to get a few things done outside this past weekend even though we had torrential rain for two days straight before. 548 more words