Tags » Compost

My no dig allotment

My no dig allotment is approximately 75 ft x 14 ft and provides vegetables, fruit, herbs and some flowers year round. I love the simplicity and abundance of my plot: gardening there is a real pleasure.  1,122 more words

No Dig

New Rochelle Jefferson Elementary Students On-Site Composting To Feed The Garden

Jefferson Elementary School has partnered with the Manhattanville College to become even greener. Under leadership of Maia Starcevic and Aimee Ferguson, proud recipients of the exclusive Science Wipro Grant, and in cooperation with the Manhattanville College fabulous raised beds were built right at the front playground. 287 more words

The Best Herbs And Vegetables To Plant Together!

It’s no secret, spending time with friends is good for you! But did you know that plants have friends too?  Placing compatible plants next to each other allows them to benefit the company. 369 more words


How to compost

My dad started a compost bin last year and I thought he was gross for making us put our garbage in a bin that wouldn’t be taken away by the garbage men. 144 more words


Planting on: Seeds to Seedlings

Now is the time that, having sown at least a couple of lots of seeds – for example, one lot in March and another in April – you realise that despite your efforts to spread them out, they’re all coming up at the same time. 255 more words


Compost Springs Eternal

So, it’s been a year and then some since my last post.  Life, I guess.

What’s new?  We’re a year older, hopefully a year wiser.  Still composting right along.   401 more words

The Daily Bucket