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Suburban Garden Planning 101

Fall really is the time to start your garden. It’s just raining compost as the leaves fall from the trees. The days are cool and much more pleasant to work in than the muggy days of late Spring and early summer. 1,131 more words


Experiment: Compost Heated Water

Fact: If you mix fresh manure (nitrogen) with straw or wood chips (both carbons), add some water and air, compost happens.

The little aerobic microbes go crazy eating the nitrogen and carbon resulting in a finely textured compost that’s used as a nutrient for healthy soil. 680 more words


red wigglers in the snow

It started with finding a stack of good-as-new, free low-E windows by the roadside late last winter. I turned one of them into a cold frame and sunk it into the soil at the end of my vegetable garden. 338 more words

Vegetable Garden

Frugal Friday- November 21, 2014

I’ve had a fairly busy, productive week, but have nothing scheduled for the next three days: time in which I intend to do some long awaited sewing repairs and try some new recipes. 709 more words


11/21/14: In the garden this week

Since we got home from vacation, I’ve been busy gathering this year’s valuable crop of fallen leaves. No leaves, no compost for next year’s vegetable garden… 249 more words


Composting for Sustainable Companies

We’re currently developing a pilot in Amsterdam where 10 sustainable companies can take part of: Composting for Sustainable Companies. We challenge these ten companies to compost inside during 7 weeks with the help of worms and thus revise their waste streams… 315 more words


I Want to Compost Too!

I live in Montreal, and I love it. It’s a cosmopolitan city with an environmentally conscious population, but its waste management practices are in desperate need of an overhaul. 142 more words

Apartment Composting