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2015-04-30 23:13:58

Shannon Hathaway joined the Super-Sod team in April to serve the The Triangle market. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Super-Sod welcomed aboard Shannon

2015-04-30 23:00:46

John McCann joined the Super-Sod team in April to serve their North Florida market. Jacksonvill, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Super-Sod welcomed aboard

2015-04-23 23:06:36

The Storms Farm anaerobic digester installation, “Swine Farm Biogas Renewable Energy Project,” earned a National Recognition Award as part of the American Council of Engineering Companies

2015-04-22 23:02:55

Launches New Program to Help Multi-Family Housing Facilities Comply with Assembly Bill 1826 Novato, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015 Integrity Waste, the full

2015-04-21 08:28:14

Eco-Friendly, Liquid Lawn Food and 8-8-8 Tomato & Vegetable Plant Food, hit The Home Depot store shelves, in time for spring lawn care and gardening. PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 21, 2015

2015-04-20 08:24:15

FELDA, Fla., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lee County Composting Facility (LCCF) in Felda, Florida, has constructed three new tension fabric buildings as part of an expansion project that

2015-04-13 08:26:57

EUREKA, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Humboldt Earth Technologies is pleased to announce a new mobile app for gardeners who want to brew the best possible compost tea for their veggies,

2015-04-08 08:35:41

ROYAL CITY, Wash., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not surprising that Thad Schutt is comfortable working with farmers.

2015-04-01 23:00:22

Holganix Granular with Healthy Grow will promote optimal plant and turf health. Glen Mills, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Glen Mills, PA - Holganix LLC has

2015-03-30 23:04:05

Utilizing green technology will help set the standard for food waste removal and prevention in cities across the nation Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) March


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Sheet Mulching
2013-08-05 12:36:35

Sheet mulching, or lasagna gardening, is the process of turning barren ground into a more nourishing garden without digging. It is a layered system that can be used for a yard garden or a topical box garden. Starting at the bottom is a weed proof barrier, like newspaper or cardboard. On top of that is a twelve-inch layer of compost or mulch material such as old clothes, yard clippings, and manure, which provides for nutrient rich soil. Weed-free soil is added prior to planting the desired...

Redworm, Eisenia fetida
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The redworm (Eisenia fetida), also known as the brandling worm, the tiger worm, the panfish worm, the trout worm, or the California worm, is a species of earth worm that is classified within the Annelida phylum. This species is native only to Europe, but it has been introduced into every country, excluding Antarctica, for vermicomposting purposes. Unlike other species of worm, the redworm does not prefer to reside in soil. It can be found in manure, rotting vegetation, and compost. The...

Vermicompost
2013-03-20 16:04:22

Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...

Compost
2013-03-03 07:19:30

Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...

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