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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hi again! I had some friends over at my property in Paonia, CO. While I was gone, they decided to build a compost bin for me And let's just say it's a lovely compost area. Super awesome of them! Now I have the chance to tell you about a classic mistake you should avoid when building your...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Its been a long while...ish. But with spring right around the corner I thought I would write a bit about the importance of compost and different methods and tools for making great compost quickly. Compost in its simplest description is a mixture that consists largely of decayed organic matter...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Is it better to put the mushroom soil in the garden in the fall after harvest or in the spring before planting, or does it even matter?
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hey everyone. So, I know very little about farming, gardening and compost. I am currently trying to build a vegetable garden at home but that's not really relevant to the question I have. :-) The company I work for sells DoD surplus. Currently we are selling 500 cubic yards of Class A...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Greetings, I had 30tons of compost delivered last year and I have a lot left. It is a very dark, rich mixture of extremely fine "humus" and small rotting wood chips. I use it as a mulch as well as a soil additive in my garden. Grass grows extremely well in this stuff, about 3-4x faster...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Need advice.... I live in smalltown USA with a tiny little lot. Takes 30 minutes to mow the yard with a walker. I'm trying to landscape the property with Perennials FIRST... such as Blueberry bushes, strawberry, 2 Apple Trees and some asparagus, as well as Perennial herbs. Once all the...
  7. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    We are starting our fall garden and want to use compost. Anyone get any good results with mushroom compost? We used bull manure for the spring garden with some success.We have a home composter with dirt in that. We have not been putting scraps in it anymore since we have pigs. Can we use the pig...
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