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Compost for the Lazy: Throw It on the Ground

Compost can save the world! It sucks carbon dioxide out of the air and not only that, a half-inch layer of this black gold can still increase yields years after its application.  1,038 more words

Zero Waste

AHBE Lab / Friday Five for July 24, 2015

Groundwater and the Drought: How the West Is Miscounting Water Supplies: Years into a historic drought, Western states like California are wrestling with an inconvenient truth: there’s likely even less water than people think. 187 more words

California Drought

No Excuses! Start Composting

You read and research a lot of material on how to start composting and still you are hesitant. “It’s too hard; it costs too much; is it worth it?” are a few of the same excuses you told yourself at the start of your last DIY project. 683 more words

How-To's

Sketch of the Day: Compost Bin #woodworking #chiefsshop #gardening

A compost bin design concept – hardware cloth on sides and top for ventilation and access for beneficial insects, and a hinged front door and top. 35 more words

Sketch Of The Day

Miscellany {vegetables, blueberries, orchard, etc.}

So, after this marathon of posting, you all are just about caught up.  One last post to wrap up some odds and ends, and you’ll have a pretty solid picture of what’s been happening around here for the last couple of months. 1,756 more words

Sunday Project: compost

Sunday Project: June 28, 2015

It started back in October last year when I bought a compost bin from the City of Pasadena ($56).  I dutifully filled it with the appropriate layers and then waited for compost. 573 more words

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