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We Got a Compost Bin!

I’m so excited, we got a compost bin!  There was a special voucher program through our city’s Environmental Services Department.  I just completed a form on their website and they emailed me a voucher for $30 towards a compost bin at a local home store/lumber yard. 137 more words


Day #3: Set Up My Own DIY Compost Bin at Home!

I had been putting this one off for way too long, but I’ve finally made it happen. Lo and behold, a Home DIY Compost Bin! 677 more words

Making compost

I have just finished making compost for 2014.  I am not an expert, but am able to get a useful amount of compost every year.  It takes about ten minutes every week, and an hour every year to move the compost out of the boxes.  224 more words

Green Issues

New Year Digging

Today’s mission was to dig over a small area (about an eighth of the plot) and spread some compost from our compost bin.

As you can see from this photo, we havent got our green/browns ratio right and there is a lot of unrotted bedding from the guinea pigs. 86 more words


"We're building a dance floor!"

The closer we inch to the completion of our paving stones project, the more we want to dance and celebrate on the new surface! A small group of volunteers, including parents, teachers, a retired teacher, a few students, and generous friends have put in four weekend workdays to remodel our outdoor classroom. 508 more words

Spencer: Crime Scene Photographer

Two weeks later I got outside and finished trellising the red raspberries.  Everyone looks good for spring.

After I finished working the red raspberries I checked on the black raspberries to see if they remained attached to the wire.  289 more words