Category: compost

My Bokashi Journey – So What Have You Learned?

My Bokashi Journey – So What Have You Learned?

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IMG_0081Our bin close to capacity! I like to cut my waste mix into smaller pieces with a pair of scissors and pack it in using a potato masher. Having it in smaller pieces makes it easier to fit more in as well. (LEFT)

Finally back into blogging after making it through winter illness and poor sleep!

I’ve had a few friends show interest in how we started using our Bokashi bins to dispose…

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Fall Composting | hollis + pine By EMMA S Wha…

Fall Composting | hollis + pine

By EMMA S What is composting? Composting is actually a biochemical process where the decomposition of organic waste (food waste, paper, leaves, etc.) creates an organic fertilizer.

Stupid easy composting – Happy Hansz

Stupid easy composting – Happy Hansz

By Ashley Hansz

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Larger compost bin, 4 large poles in the ground surrounded by hardwire cloth (LEFT)

I started composting many years ago when we first purchased our property. I researched for months to make sure I knew everything there was to know about composting. When it was all said and done though it was far easier than it should have been. We are now approaching year 8 on our mini…

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Sustainable Living: Food Waste – Another Long …

Sustainable Living: Food Waste – Another Long Weekend

Avoiding food waste is an almost daily battle. Fresh produce is fickle; we’ve all experienced the avocado that has sat unripe for five days only to discover, on the sixth day, it’s almost too brown to eat.

What a Waste?! Reducing the Amount of Food We …

What a Waste?! Reducing the Amount of Food We Throw Out – Regarding Nouns

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scrap metal trash litter scrapyardPhoto by Emmet on Pexels.com

We’re not just wasting food, but we’re wasting all the resources that went into growing and producing that food.”

This telling comment was among the valuable food for thought to come out of a ‘love your food’ community event I attended recently. The event brought together environmental advocates, waste reduction experts and concerned citizens to…

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Composting – The Part-time Gardener

Composting – The Part-time Gardener

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Composting is an activity that is critical to the organic garden.

It is also important to reducing waste in landfill and minimising your carbon footprint. Composting green and kitchen waste creates a closed loop system for your household waste.

When kitchen scraps and green wastes are thrown in a bin and sent to landfill, they don’t break down into compost. Landfill is an anaerobic…

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Growing Your Own Vegetables – The Basics – The…

Growing Your Own Vegetables – The Basics – The Vegie Patch Wooragee Victoria Australia

Growing your own vegetables is an amazingly satisfying way to provide your family with the freshest, healthiest vegetables whilst saving buckets of money.

Johnson-Su No-Turn Vermicompost – Permie Flix

Johnson-Su No-Turn Vermicompost – Permie Flix

Source: Johnson-Su No-Turn Vermicompost – Permie Flix

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New Garden Space! | Coolidge Corner Garden

New Garden Space! | Coolidge Corner Garden

By COOLIDGECORNERGARDEN

We are “back” in our new home and are thrilled with the new garden space! Fifteen raised beds were installed in the space. Each planter box was filled with the following planting medium:

  • Top 2” layer: compost
  • Below that, there is a 4” layer of blended planting soil and compost
  • Below that, depending on planter size, there is about 16” – 24” of planting soil, pH 6.0.
  • At…

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How Can We Save Food? 6 Ways To Help Avoid Foo…

How Can We Save Food? 6 Ways To Help Avoid Food Wastage. – knickknacks

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This world is the world of materialism and consumerism. We have become so restless and lazy that we don’t even want to get our own things done.

We buy readymade food and that has harmful ingredients in it. Not only that but we buy so much of food that we can no longer even remem….

Source: How Can We Save Food? 6 Ways To Help Avoid Food Wastage. – knickknacks

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