Whether you compost in your own yard or use the city curbside compost pick up, you’ll need a good way to store your compost in the kitchen. Using a kitchen compost bin means you don’t have to run outside every time you peel a banana or have an apple core to toss. It’s much easier […]
If you’re gardening, you should also be composting. Composting is a simple, easy and free way to add quality nutrients to your soil, and better soil means happier plants! But the thing I love most about composting, is that is takes what would normally be scraps that would end up in the trashcan and re-purposes them. […]
A 3-bin composter allows you to mix in one compartment, turn in another, and store finished compost in another. You can build your own for next to nothing with a little homesteader ingenuity. This post contains complete plans with fully illustrated schematic to build a 3-bin composter out of scrap or new materials.
We do Not have room for a compost pile. We used to have a 3 pile system that was half the size of our current garden. It’s about Space isn’t it ? We have learned to use the pathways between our raised beds and let composted leaves and manure work just below where we walk.
Join us on our adventure as we visit a horse barn to gather manure for our garden and decide to brew up a good cuppa loose leaf tea in the barn! Its parTEA time in the barn ya’ll!
Here we are beginning of January and I’m already dreaming about spring while planning the garden, fencing, and spring animals. This will be our first spring here at the new house, and true to form I have about a zillion plans that I’m itching to execute. It isn’t as easy as rototilling some ground for […]