Composting Basics & Setup

Composting Basics & Setup

Composting is a natural process that converts organic materials, such as kitchen scraps and yard waste, into a nutrient-rich soil amendment called compost. Composting is an environmentally friendly way to recycle organic waste and reduce the amount of waste sent to...

How to Start Composting

Starting a compost pile is a great way to turn your food and yard waste into nutrient-rich soil for your garden or plants. Here are some steps to help you get started: Choose a location: Pick a spot in your yard that is convenient for you and has good drainage. Make...
3 Features of the Perfect Chicken Coop

3 Features of the Perfect Chicken Coop

If you are ready to start your own backyard chicken flock, you know your chickens need somewhere comfortable to live so they don’t “fly the coop.” So what should you consider when buying or building your chicken coop? Here are the top three things you should consider...
What is the Difference between OMRI and Organic?

What is the Difference between OMRI and Organic?

This topic can lean very heavily on the science part of gardening and animal care. However, I am not a science type person. So let me break this down in terms I can understand easily. Organic simply means anything used to help plants and animals grow has come...
Chicken Chores for Young Children

Chicken Chores for Young Children

Chickens are the new rave. I have several friends who raise chickens. After setting up the chicken coop and feeders, I get pictures of how quickly they are growing….like passing around baby pics. Raising chickens is not only a source of eggs in this expensive time we...
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