Bokashi Composting instead of Recycling

Sounds like some great info to reduce waste. Why Bokashi Composting May Be Easier Than Recycling by Sheryl Normandeau | Monday, May 26th, 2014 | From: Home and Garden If worms make you squeamish and you don’t have room for a traditional composter outdoors, why not give bokashi composting a try? Unlike other composting methods, […] Read more »

Gardens On the Wild Side

This has some great information Gardens Gone Wild April 20, 2015 by Abby Quillen How to Create a Wildlife-Friendly Backyard Today’s environmental news is often alarming, especially the warnings that biodiversity, a term used to describe the immense variety of life on Earth, is under siege. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) warns […] Read more »

Build Healthy Soil To Nourish Your Garden.

Some nice information on making your soil better, there’s many different ways and this is just another, but where one way isn’t right for one person another way is. Building Super Soil Soil is the crucial building block for a city farm. Learn how to build healthy soil to nourish your farm garden. By Jessica […] Read more »

What Is Hügelkultur? It’s, Compost

Many different ways to do compost, Here’s another one. Build healthy soil your garden can rock out in with this German compost technique. By Erica Strauss Courtesy Jon Roberts/Wikimedia Lasagna gardening. Sheet composting. No-till gardening. You’ve probably come across these and similar gardening techniques before. They are all slightly different variations on building a raised bed […] Read more »

Using Compost To Heat Their Homes

I thought this was a good idea from http://www.farmshow.com/view_articles.php?a_id=1444  I already have the tubing in my floor for radiant heat, but the idea to use it for just heating air sounded great also.  Here’s the Article. Instead of burning wood for heat, some Europeans now build a compost pile over plastic water lines that extract heat from […] Read more »

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management. By John Seymour August/September 2011 Perhaps not a 100%  Self-Sufficient Homestead but it gives you a good start and some great advice if your just starting out. Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient […] Read more »

Backyard Composting

George W. Dickerson Extension Horticulture Specialist Yard waste makes up 20–30 percent of the solid waste of most municipalities throughout the United States, while food waste makes up another 8–9 percent. The cost of collecting, hauling and handling yard waste is often a large part of the budget associated with many municipal solid waste management programs, averaging 20 percent of the […] Read more »

HOW TO GET BACK TO THE GARDEN OF EDEN

The following steps are suggestions, not instructions, based on Paul Gautschi’s experiences with creation and the Creator. We encourage people everywhere to spend time in the garden! Feel free to experiment, follow your intuition, learn from your mistakes, adapt to your local environment, and ultimately let God direct you on your journey back to Eden! […] Read more »

Composting Ideas & Rules

Some good information on composting that I found from about 10 years ago which is still good sense composting doesn’t change much. My desire to produce mass amounts of compost this year is prompted by the fact that I sit on massive amounts of sand. (Michigan is a sandy peninsula, after all.) A few years […] Read more »