How to Grow Green Manure

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Green manure is another name for cover crops and most organic farmers grow green manure for the following reasons. Organic pest control Organic weed control Erosion prevention Disease prevention Adding nutrients to the soil. So for this article, imagine that you live in dry climate and want to enrich your soil. Since you are organic… Read more »

Turning Manure into Profitable Compost?

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What Bedding Material is Best for Horse Stalls and Composting? I started working with horses in 1968, and we always looked at what works best for horse stalls as the material composts.  It can be a mess to choose what to use, and how to make it pay in compost, as bedding can be expensive…. Read more »

Why is Worm Composting Good For Apartment Dwellers?

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Why is worm composting good for apartment dwellers?  I heard the following things about worm composting and would like to know if they are true: Worm composting smells bad It takes a lot of time and effort It is expensive There are laws against having farm animals in an apartment building Worms can escape from… Read more »

What is the deal with Worm Composting?

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What is the deal with worm composting ?  What are worm castings and why are they so popular in gardening and farming organically? Download the Audio Watch on Youtube Are you concerned about what is in those worm castings? How can you tell if worm castings are safe for your plants? Where can I buy… Read more »

Can You Share How Worm Composting Works?

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Watch on Youtube Download the audio Worm composting works by recycling food and yard waste which is then put to use for your house plants, herbs or garden to feed your plants. The worms eat the compost and turn it into food for your garden or farm. This is what your plants need to live… Read more »

How To Make Worm Composting Bins?

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When Heather and I built our first garden together we asked each other how to make worm composting bins. My idea was to build three large concrete bins then the tractor to scoop the compost from one to the other. Heather’s idea was to just pile on in three separate piles and move it from… Read more »