Mr. Man and I attempted a zero-waste cabin getaway in the Ouachita National Park. The cabin was solar powered, on a septic system, and run by generators when necessary. Our goal was to incorporate our home lifestyle of no paper products, very little trash, and no wasted food while we enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Here […]
I am by no means a “greenie” or an environmentalist. I’ve seen organizations do both good and bad under these titles. Instead, I believe in being a good steward of the earth. Here are 4 ways to start your journey as a good steward!
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, […]
Have an abundance of kitchen scraps? Here’s how you can turn them into the best, most nutrient compost available using the power of a worm bin.
Troubleshooting your compost shouldn’t take too long and soon you’ll be creating your own garden black gold. Composting isn’t terribly difficult but sometimes you just hit a hiccup; these tips should help you find your issue and correct it. Whether you’re composting in a fancy composter, a pile or a converted garbage can – troubleshooting […]