Healthy gardens are supported with regular applications of compost, and both brown and green types of waste are necessary to create compost. By using the right balance in the compost bin, you should be able to avoid problems. Here's how to get starte
Whether you're looking for a fun outdoor activity or want to try your hand at harvesting natural foods, berry picking is an ideal outing for the entire family. It's also as simple, as long as you follow two essential rules: always know what you're pi
Composting is a relatively easy way to supplement garden soil using organic materials you might throw away. Before these handy ingredients are ready to feed hungry tomato plants or rose bushes, they need to be deconstructed with a little help from na
Most people dream of having a skill that would come in handy if they had to fend for themselves. Strangely enough, something as simple as picking wild berries can be one of these skills. When you do decide to go pick wild berries, these tips will ens
North Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year on bags and truckloads of dirt and soil mixes each spring. You can get all the benefits of these pricey products plus expensive fertilizers by making your own compost.
You recycle, you reuse, but do you compost? Even apartment dwellers and those with small yards can make the most of kitchen scraps by composting indoors. Best of all, composting indoors involves no odour or mess.
It's important to manage the quality and maturity of your compost pile. When your compost is mature, you can use it to increase positive soil flora and prevent soil erosion. Learn how to add top-dressing to your garden and reap the benefits.
Not only has the way vegetables are grown undergone major changes; so has the way vegetables are sold. The supermarket is no longer your main option.Today, country and city dwellers alike can enjoy, in an unprecedented way, the benefits of truly fres
The easiest route to a constant supply of organic matter is to make your own compost. It's a simple and effective way of keeping your soil fertile and you probably have all the ingredients right at hand.
While there are plenty of toxic chemical controls for garden pests, the vast majority of problems can be corrected with inexpensive organic solutions. The next time your plants are being pestered, try one of these five non-toxic sprays.