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A Beginner's Guide to Making Compost: It's Easier Than You Think

When I was little I was lucky enough to have access to a compost pile in our backyard. It wasn’t a huge operation, there was very little science behind it, and I swear my mom never really did anything to it until she was ready to use the compost in her garden. 1,985 more words


Another compost pile — Cenn gardens

Today I turned the hot bed for the first time (adding fresh grass clippings from the recent mowing). Then I made a new compost pile – chicken manure from the clearing out in the weekend, straw from the kanga house, mixture of weeds and some of the grass clippings left from the hot bed.

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I have an intimate relationship with nature that I have developed over the years, and that I believe began when I was very young. I actually grew up in a city, and as a little girl, my memories are of hop scotch, and car horns, and alley ways. 1,123 more words


Nature Day

The day consisted of a beautiful morning in which I was reminiscing about how I really want to create a compost pile. I just think how awesome to be able to throw old banana peels and other such things in it to create some really great dirt. 132 more words

Day In The Life

All About That Compost

In my last post I talked about starting our composting pile. The husband wasn’t too fond of the idea. For various reasons, mainly he felt it would smell, it would get everywhere if not properly confined, it would look trashy, it would take too long, too much work, excuses went on. 406 more words