Here are some tips on how to reduce the amount of food wasted everyday: shop more often, freeze leftovers, buy locally, and know the labels.
Soil tests are important when you’re starting a new garden, but interpreting the results is not always easy!
The aminopyralid herbicide known as Milestone, plus other related herbicides collectively known as pyralids, have been found in compost throughout the United States. Gardeners that use the contaminated compost inadvertently kill all of their plants.
Biosolids are a euphemism for toxic sewage sludge. They have been shown to contain heavy metals and endocrine disruptors, but make their way onto crops year after year.
This is the second post in a series from Tom Lynch, Founder of Worthwhile Wine Company. Tom and his daughter are currently traveling through South Africa and working with some [ … ]
The world produces an insane amount of coffee each year, somewhere around 16 billion pounds. The grounds are soaked in water, that’s the end of their life. They are not [ … ]
Picnics and outdoor gatherings offer some of summer’s most enjoyable occasions. However, if you are an environmentally-conscious person, it’s likely that you cringe a bit when you see all of [ … ]
The British are known for their tea drinking. It is estimated that of the 165 million cups of tea consumed per day in the UK, 96% are of them are [ … ]
[social_buttons] In November of last year, two writers working for the Soil Association (the major Organic organization in the UK) published a 212 page document titled: “Soil Carbon and Organic [ … ]
Bare, exposed soil rarely exists in nature, so why should it be in your garden? Mulching with an organic mulch like straw will build healthy soil, conserve water, and help [ … ]
Soil is one of a gardener’s most important resources, and preserving its health and vitality one of our most crucial responsibilities. Nourish the soil sustainably and you’ll be rewarded with [ … ]
Where does municipal compost go?
No garden would be complete without its own natural recycling system, a compost pile. Without a way of dealing with compost, weeds and scraps are waste. But why create more [ … ]