Aeroplus 6000 3-Stage Compost Bin | Gardeners.com
3-Stage Composter Gives You High-Quality Compost with No Turning! Multi-stage composter provides continuous composting action Like having three bins in one! Super-strong 5mm UV-stabilized polypropylene Large capacity; holds 22 cubic feet Watch: Aeroplus 6000 3-Stage Compost Bin Three-stage composter is like having three separate bins in one space-saving unit. Here's how it works: Stage 1: Collect fresh organic matter in the large top chamber. Stage 2: Push waste…
Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer
As a gardener and urban farmer you come to appreciate and treasure compost, or as I affectionately call it, “Black Gold”. Composting itself is actually pretty easy and there are several methods and solutions. Whether you own a full-on farm, or live in a tiny apartment, there is no reason you can’t or shouldn’t be composting. In a world obsessed with “greening,” it’s scary to think about how much food we throw away. A friend of mine started a small scale composting business last year by…
What to do with fireplace ashes
There are many more uses for fireplace ashes than I ever knew. 1. Compost bin - only a little amongst the organic matter. 2. A light layer around plants can keep slugs away. 3. A tablespoon of ash to 1000 gallons of water for a pond will keep algae down.. 4. As a fertilizer. 5. Cleaning silver. Can you give more ways to use ashes?
8 Steps for Making Better Garden Soil | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Learn how you can use these organic plants, herbs, and natural methods to make healthy garden soil from your everyday dirt.
Wood Ashes in the Garden – Kevin Lee Jacobs
YOU CAN FIND, in your fireplace, a valuable soil amendment. Wood ashes are rich in Potash, the very substance that raises the pH of soil, and therefore “sweetens” it. Sweet soil is the delight of lilacs; I swear my own shrubs flower so well in May because of regular wood-ash applications made beneath them in fall, winter and early spring. If your lilacs produce too few flowers, Potash can be