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The Do's and Don'ts of Backyard Composting

Composting is a natural, green, way to recycle waste into usable soil. Whether you want grade A soil for flowers, or to spread on your lawn, composting.

How to Make Compost

How to Make Compost: the Lazy Composter's Guide

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20 Amazing But Simple Recycling Ideas

Milkcrate Composter (vertically stacked) - I intend to make one of these, or maybe two or three, to keep out by the garden. What a great idea! Super cool, apparently composting isn't as easy as creating a heap! At least I hv one crate do far!

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases.

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it. Interesting article giving benefits of growing sunflowers for wildlife and insects, especially butterflies.

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it

129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! vegeterrestrial

129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! vegeterrestrial 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself!

Sweet potato harvest: "The most important part of the post-harvest process is called “curing.”  Before you eat your trophies, you need to keep them in a hot, humid, dark area for approximately two weeks.  For curing, I store my potatoes in 20 gallon tubs (not too deep) and keep them covered with damp towels in the garage."

Sweet potato harvest: "The most important part of the post-harvest process is called “curing.” Before you eat your trophies, you need to keep them in a hot, humid, dark area for approximately two weeks. For curing, I store my potatoes in 20 gallon tubs

Grandma's secret weapon for composting..pvc pipes w/holes..yes speeds up decomposition! Great idea!

Grandma's secret weapon for composting, PVC pipes with holes drilled, provide oxygen and make compost easy to turn - from Desperate Gardener.

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Trench Composting

Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3 feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed, leave them for months to break down and then plant your vegetables directly into the bed.

Weird things you Did not Know you Could compost. -   100% cotton balls Used Matches Used Tissues Paper Towels Wine Corks Peanut shells Used Tea bags Used Coffee Grounds DON' THROW AWAY <3 http://thegardeningcook.com/weird-things-to-compost/

Unusual Compost Items - I can compost that

Weird things you Did not Know you Could compost. - cotton balls Used Matches Used Tissues Paper Towels Wine Corks Peanut shells Used Tea bags Used Coffee Grounds DON' THROW AWAY ♥ thegardeningcook.

Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

(link) 5 DIY Composting Techniques for Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer ~ "basic", "bin", "quick", "trenching" and "worm" are the five composting techniques. ~ for more great PINs w/good links visit ~ have fun!

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