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Indoor Composting

December 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Homesteads

You may not have realized you could have a composting system indoors. If a lack of outdoor space has been keeping you from making your own compost, then it need not inhibit you any longer. Here are some options for making and maintaining compost in your home. The Bin You will need some kind of […]

Composting Part Two

July 4, 2008 by  
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    Things that can go in compost:   Urine: dilute it with water first.   Chicken manure: ideally from organically reared chickens.   Comfrey: rich in many nutrients, especially potash, but contains almost no fibre.   Lawn clippings: but mix them with dry material first, such as damp straw, weeds or leaves, as grass […]

How To Compost

July 4, 2008 by  
Filed under Green Living, Homesteads

Nothing excites a green gardener more than composting. It is the ultimate form of recycling, turning household waste such as old newspapers and vegetable peelings into valuable organic matter that will reinvigorate the soil and in turn aid the cultivation of plants. And, if you grow your own fruit or vegetables using this compost, then […]