Chicken manure tea is one of the best things you can do for your garden – and if you have chickens, it’s completely free. Here’s how to make it!
I started my first compost bin in 2008 and I was so jazzed up and excited about it. I was going to turn my yard and kitchen waste into black gold! Grow awesome vegetables! Save the earth! Yeah, that didn’t happen. I never thought about how not to compost, I figured stuff just naturally breaks […]
One thing that separates a productive homestead from an expensive hobby farm is the homesteader’s ability to close waste loops and recycle nutrients back into the production system. Here are three easy ways to get started accomplishing this task…
Is your compost pile buried under a foot of snow? Do you dread putting on your snowshoes and trudging out to the pile to dispose of your kitchen scraps? Yeah, me too. That’s why I’m planning to start composting inside, with worms. Yes, worms in the house (shhh, don’t tell my husband).