A successful summer garden

June 22nd, 2010 by Thomas Blome

Three things to know for a successful summer garden

1. Plenty of water

2. Keep your garden free of weeds, insects and disease

3. Harvest crops regularly

Doing these tasks on a consistent bases will guarantee you a successful season. We all know the importance of water to our garden and how weeds, insects and diseases can affect the outcome. It is easy to get involved in other activities during the summer and get distracted from our garden. By maintaining your garden on a regular basis, you will keep the work to a minimum while assuring you achieve the ultimate harvest.

A successful summer garden

June 22nd, 2010 by admin

Three things to know for a successful summer garden

1. Plenty of water

2. Keep your garden free of weeds, insects and disease

3. Harvest crops regularly

Doing these tasks on a consistent bases will guarantee you a successful season. We all know the importance of water to our garden and how weeds, insects and diseases can affect the outcome. It is easy to get involved in other activities during the summer and get distracted from our garden. By maintaining your garden on a regular basis, you will keep the work to a minimum while assuring you achieve the ultimate harvest.

Starting a Worm Compost Bin

June 14th, 2010 by Thomas Blome

Start a Worm Compost Bin for Food Scraps

Worm Composting, also known as vermiculture is an often overlooked composting method. It’s not just for city folks anymore!

One advantage of worm composting is that it can be done indoors and outdoors, allowing for year round composting. It also provides those living in apartments with a means of composting. Worrm compost is made in a container filled with moistened bedding (often shredded newspaper, or shredded fall leaves and a handful of sand or soil) and red wrigglers (also known as branding or manure worms).

You add your food waste and the worms and micro-organisms will eventually convert the entire contents into rich compost. Worm compost bins are also a fun and eductational project for children! For more information on composting go to http://www.compost-info-guide.com/make_better_compost.htm