Compost

How to grow your vegetables in a straw bale

A fun technique to try in your vegetable plot is “bale” gardening. Using straw or hay bales to grow plants in is a great option for people who have limited mobility, for those whose garden soil is poor, and for those who have little space to garden. It’s an easy and low-cost way to create …

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Care to compost?

While I might be considered the gardener in the family, my husband is the king of compost. So he was a happy guy when Santa delivered a compost tumbler this year. With so many affordable and trouble-free composters available, almost anyone can convert yard debris into precious compost. While composting occurs naturally, human intervention can …

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