The Grow System
Using cover crops is kind of new for me. This is only the second year I have planted them and I did very little last year since it was my first time - guess you could say it was more of an experiment. I never put them in my whole garden since I got them in too late. After all I still had Summer and Fall/Winter crops all…
I just discovered these websites with many articles about gardening myths. There are articles regarding different types of mulches, whether coffee grounds are good for your compost, etc.
My garden just keeps growing each year so my needs for a good quality compost keeps growing larger also. And I'm just not willing to spend all that money the box stores and online sources want for some 10 lb bags (or smaller) of good compost. So earlier this Summer I heard about building the compost pile in an old chest…
Does anyone use these in their compost pile? I've been making a lot of tinctures lately and realized I wasn't sure if the spent herbs could go in the compost or not.
I recently ordered 2 large bottles of organic molasses and one arrived damaged. Thankfully the company replaced the damaged one, and didn't ask me to send it back. I now have one quart of organic blackstrap molasses that I don't want to eat since I don't know how the seal became broken. I figured I could use it in the…
So many of my potted plants have my compost mix in them, they also have plates and bowls at the bottom to catch the runoff water. When the water that comes out of them stinks, is that "compost tea"? or just stinky water? I'm trying to figure out if when I pour the water out, I'm actually pouring nutrients out. Thanks