Category Archives: compost

Composting Manure

As a part of our micro farm operation, composting is a valued part of the process. Last winter we received some shredded bark, heavy in pine, from some tree trimmers who needed a place to get rid of it. At … Continue reading

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Save Money With Compost

A guest post for this installment! If you are a gardener then you might be getting tired of spending hundreds on topsoil every year. Have you ever thought about starting a compost pile? As disgusting and as hard as it … Continue reading

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What Type of Mulch Should I Use

Because of the intensive planting, and absence of weeds, mulching isn’t usually an issue in raised beds. However for other parts of your growing area it may be. The reason for using mulch usually is to provide a cover that … Continue reading

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Compost

Part of a raised bed system is economy. This lends itself naturally to composting, be it a household or more ambitious. The basics of composting allows breaking down of food wastes, leaves, grass clippings and more. With piled to a … Continue reading

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