Having a compost pile is key to growing a productive garden. Starting a compost pile from scratch is often seen as daunting and people don’t know how to build a compost heap, so many people just avoid it for fear of ‘doing it wrong’. Compost has so many benefits for the garden, I really encourage […]
A beginners primer on how to get started with composting, plus some tips and tricks you may not have known.
Compost is literally the best thing you can plant your vegetables and flowers in. What is even better is that you can make your own. There are tricks to making a healthy compost. Some things break down while others don’t. You also need to know of what you can and cannot compost before you jump […]
New homesteader? Learn how to compost! Starting your first compost bin can be really exciting for us homesteading/self-sufficiency geeks. Finally! Freedom from the garbage collectors! Or is that just me? It’s possible to mess compost up, (and believe me, I know how NOT to compost) but it’s even easier to get it right. In fact, […]
Think you don’t have space for livestock? Think again! These red wigglers do more work on the homestead than some chickens I know. Read on to find out how you can get started with worm composting.
Vermicomposting set up and basic info for beginners. How to set up a worm farm bin. Where to get the worms. What to feed your worms, and more!