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Center Will Provide Sustainable Composting Solutions for Up to 100,000 Tons of Recyclable Organics per Year Punta Gorda, Florida (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Majority not OK with waste management cost increase to support composting WASHINGTON, Jan.
Garden Tower Project, LLC released the latest version of the innovative composting Garden Tower, a space-saving patio farm that allows gardeners to grow up to 50 plants vertically and compactly
Bambeco CEO Susan Aplin Shares Her Green Resolutions for 2014 Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The holidays are over, it's time to make
At Your Disposal (AYD) is now working with Austin landscaping and excavation companies to provide recycling hauling of trees, scrub brush and other organic material. Austin,
The company is giving away 100 of their Doc's Raised Garden Kits that contain Soil3, their organic compost. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013
Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), with help from industry partners, creates an Online Toolkit to assist communities with composting food waste. (PRWEB)
For some, fall and winter are the “off-seasons” for gardening, aside from raking up the leaves and burning them. However, fall can be prime time to ensure your garden looks as healthy as ever once Earth Day comes back around next spring.
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...
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 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...
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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