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 »
Posts Tagged: Composting
Turning Manure into Profitable Compost?
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 »
How Do We Choose The Best Composting Techniques?
When we first moved to Blakely Island, Heather and I asked each other how do we choose the best composting techniques. We had so much material line in the woods and in the area where we wanted to grow the garden, we had to choose the best composting technique for quickly cleaning up the fire… Read more »
I Heard of Worm Composting, What is it?
I heard of worm composting, what is it? When I first heard the term worm composting I wondered how do you compost worms. I thought that the worms were the ones that aerated the soil by digging tunnels and eating things. Just as we…
Composting The Nutrients of the Future?
When we eat food, we are not only looking for an enjoyable and tantalizing Palate experience, We are looking for nutrition, High Quality food source to keep our bodies humming! I have a completely different way of looking at compost. To me…