July, 2009

Below are links to articles posted in July, 2009

Smelly Soupy Poopy Compost Tumbler

Composting is not an exact science, and even someone who has used a compost tumbler for a long time like me can mess up. I use my compost tumbler in the following way: I take brown paper bags and while cooking put scraps of veggies, peels, watermelon rinds, etc, in the bags. Then I toss […]

The Best Type of Pot for Container Gardening

Garden planters can be made of a wide variety of materials, do you know which is best, do you know the pros and cons of each? Ceramic Ceramic or clay pots from plain terra cotta to fancy glazed colorful examples, are some of the most widely recognized and used garden containers, probably because they’re old […]

Three Simple Tips for a Beautiful Ornamental Garden Bed

My garden beds are looking wonderful right about now, and, not to toot my own horn, but nothing else in the neighborhood comes close. I was pondering my success today, and decided that there was probably just a few key principles I follow in the design process to achieve the looks I’ve gotten. I know […]

Introducing: Wildcrafting

When I’m not gardening I’m running websites and I have a new one I want to tell you about. It isn’t strictly about gardening, it is more about living off the land, but topically those two things are very close, and I think many of you will be interested in this. Wildcrafting.net is an advanced […]

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