How to Use Fall Leaves in the Garden – and Why You Should

| Compost

Fall is a favorite time of year for many. It certainly is for me. The softer light and cooler temperatures, football games, the approach of Thanksgiving – these are just a few of the reasons fall is what I consider the best season. Yet, it’s the falling leaves that I’m most thankful for right about […]

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How to Make a Garden Compost Sifter (and Why You Should)

| Compost, Video

Just as a kitchen sifter can screen uneven ingredients going into the final recipe, you can make a compost sifter to do the same thing for your garden. When you make compost, it rarely breaks down at the same rate and consistency on its way to the finished product. Some of it will always be […]

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How to Make a Compost Bin Using Free Shipping Pallets

| Compost, Video

Over my many years of composting, I’ve tried nearly every way of making it. From an open heap in my backyard to expensive dual-bin devices with cranks and gears. At the end of the day, a pallet compost bin has become my method of choice. A bonus – the pallets are free. It’s also one […]

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