Deep litter composting is a great way to make your chicken coop more sustainable. The concept is simple: layer fresh chicken litter over used litter, allowing the bottom layer to decompose and eventually become compost that can be used in your garden. Find the best types of litter for this method plus a step-by-step guide on the Eartheasy blog.
A greenhouse is on the wishlist of many gardeners. If you're one of them, be sure to do your homework before making the investment. Find everything you need to know about finding the best greenhouse for your situation by understanding types, materials, operation and accessories in our complete guide.
It may be tempting to tuck plants in everywhere you can come spring, but a little forethought will go a long way in helping you have a successful harvest. Learn how to select a location, orient your beds, and what you need to know about watering, planting, and planning your vegetable garden on the Eartheasy blog.
At the start of the new year, think spring. More specifically, think about the seeds you'll be starting then and whip up your seed starter mix. The soil mix needs to sit for 6-8 weeks or longer to give the compost and glacial rock dust time to mature. Putting it together in January means it'll be ready to help your plants thrive in the spring. Tap the recipe to learn more about each of these ingredients and where to find them.
Keep fresh vegetables on your table all winter long with these indoor-friendly edibles. But before you get started, make sure you have the right setup and varieties so that you can enjoy a productive harvest through the season. Tap the image to find everything you need to know from selecting plants to when and how to harvest.
Looking for a lush, low-maintanance, beautiful lawn alternative? Look no further than microclover. This miniature clover variety doesn't clump together, keeping your lawn even and lush. It's also drought tolerant. Learn more about this eco-friendly lawn option and how to plant a microclover lawn.
Harvest the culinary and wellness benefits of garlic by growing it at home. Garlic can be planted in the spring or fall (depending on your location). Learn how to select garlic "seed," how to plant and tend to garlic, and how to harvest and store garlic in this beginner-friendly guide.