Food Garden · Homesteading · Observations · Soil care

Sustainable, Productive and Economical Vegetable Gardening (Part 2): Conservation Agriculture

Sustainable*: 1 maintained for long periods of time 2 use of natural resources without environmental damage   Productive*: 1 producing crop yield abundantly and efficiently 2 being worthy or satisfactory   Economical*: 1 making the most of resources 2 inexpensive 3 avoid unnecessary waste 4 efficient use of time and energy * Definitions according to… Continue reading Sustainable, Productive and Economical Vegetable Gardening (Part 2): Conservation Agriculture

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Composting · Homesteading · Soil care

Instant Compost

This is just a quick post for some instant compost ideas.   1. Kitchen waste directly into the soil Kitchen waste is mainly food scraps: peels, stems and leaves of plant matter. You can add whole pieces of kitchen waste to the soil (it will take 2-3 months to break down depending on the season).… Continue reading Instant Compost