Ways that Soil Amendments are Beneficial

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Everybody that gardens regularly or is even slightly familiar with the idea of growing something knows that soil quality is essential for fruits, vegetables, flowers and trees. In fact, you even need decent soil for hearty items like shrubs. However, obtaining good soil in your garden isn't always as easy as it sounds. That’s why adding various soil … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste

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When you were a kid your parents probably told you to eat everything on your plate. While that might still be good advice as long as there’s healthy stuff on your plate, food waste is a fact of life for most families. However, there are some ways you can help to reduce food waste and make sure everything you eat – or don’t eat – has a purpose. Use … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Smelly Compost

How to Prevent Smelly Compost

Composting is one of the best ways to keep your home green and dispose of kitchen and garden waste that would otherwise end up in the trash. However, if you’re new to composting, you might be worried about the smell coming from your pile or bin. Breathe a sigh of relief and know this – compost doesn’t have to stink! Use these composting tips to help … [Read more...]