Who doesn’t like free gardening supplies? Compost is probably one of the biggest costs to gardening, if you’re buying the bagged stuff but you can get your own compost and it really isn’t that expensive, especially if you get started on composting right now! Read on to find out more in the Frugal Gardening Series.
2017 is here and I want to spread the word about composting and I want to change your perceptions to get you composting even more from your home.
It’s quite a challenge I’ve set myself for this year and I hope you can help spread the word about a better way to compost.
Do you already compost? Do you compost kitchen waste, prunings, clippings, weeds and all that fun stuff? I’m so glad that you do but did you know that there is even more that you can compost?
Read on to find out more and why I’m so controversial about my composting!
Winter is just around the corner and gardening doesn’t stop here even with the first flurries of snow. There’s plenty you can be doing in your garden throughout the winter to prepare for the following season.
Grab yourself a nice hot cuppa tea and read on to find out what you can be doing in your garden right now and get ahead for the next season.
I love composting with Bokashi, it means I can compost raw meat, raw fish, dairy, cooked meat and fish as well as all the other items which go into a compost heap.
Bokashi means I have even less waste heading for landfill coming out of my kitchen and I already use a worm composter, my chickens and a traditional compost heap.
I love my Bokashi composter so much, I want you guys to try it too!
I have been super busy behind the scenes here working on a video all about Bokashi composting.
Actually I’ve been working on a few videos, a product review, planning an orchard layout and moving established trees as well as harvesting even more stuff out the garden and working on a giveaway as well as my normal job!!!
If you are interested in finding out about Bokashi and how this low odor, fermenting form of composting which can allow you to compost raw meat, fish and bones can be used in your home and garden take a look at the video here or take a look below:
I wrote an article for the Mother Earth News Organic Gardening blog to cover the many questions I get asked from friends, family, coworkers and even the occasional email from readers about composting. Questions like:
“How can I start?”
“What can I compost?”
“How long does it take?”
In this post I would like to take you step by step through the new addition to the garden: a composter built from old wooden pallets.
We needed to build something to hold the completed compost from the tumbling barrel composter since we are starting to churn out more green waste and generating more compost. Read More