Using some very simple composing techniques, you can make your lawn and garden almost completely self contained. You’ll rarely have to send bulky, guilt-ridden yard waste to the dumps and will have excellent, rich compost available for your… Continue reading
Here’s a neat little idea that our “Eco Adventures” Co-Star, Mikaela (age 9) came up with a few years back. Back when she was 4, we were at a very cool pumpkin farm here in Wisconsin when she found what she believed to be the absolute most perfect pumpkin of all time.
Being 4, she really didn’t quite get it… Continue reading
This is the very short, very easy version of how to build yourself a Big Honkin’ Composter. The end result isn’t necessarily pretty, but you’ll have a compost heap that should be able to convert ALL of your year-round yard and kitchen waste into nice, crumbly, useable compost. The composter can hold approximately 3.5 cubic yards of material.
When I… Continue reading
This Spring, we started LOTS of vegetables, fruits & flowers from seed. Most came from from purchased, packaged seeds but a few were grown from seeds we’d saved from our own garden. This year we’re savings seeds from many different plants which gives me an opportunity to share photos, instructions and results.