The Grow System
can I? I was given six generous bags of rough pine bark, free and told it is too acidic for compost. how else can i use it?
We recently did some basic soil testing in my raised garden beds and discovered that my soil is very alkaline. This explains why certain plants seem to do well and others (ones that prefer acidic soil) do terrible. It doesn't help that the city water is very alkaline too. Has anyone been successful at amending gardening…
I thought the article would be useful for some of you. As for me, I am wondering if powdered whey past its expiration date might be useful as well.…
Hello everyone, I found a Amish source locally to me that is throwing out a huge amount of chicken manure. I've never had this opportunity before. I've sprinkled some over our garden in the fall, and various applications for composting. However, now that we have this source, I'm looking for ways to use it to make a lot…
This unit is supposed to turn all your kitchen scraps into useful soil amendment in 3 hours. Has anyone ever heard or tried this? Here is small video clip about half way down the page on the left:
I know it's bizzarre, but I often have a hard time finding "browns" for my compost pile.... You know how bad a compost pile can smell when it gets too much greens? I got one of these Aerobin 400 insulated composters about a year and a half ago? I really, really like it. But my bad, I really should have known better. First…