Composting & Water Saving
Offset the cost of buying potting soil, plant food, and even water by making your own compost. And, as your compost grows, the compost that forms can be used to save over half the water lost in your garden by evaporation. There are dozens of composters to choose for indoor or outdoor use. Additionally there are many great products available for conserving and utilizing your water such as rain barrels and rain diverting systems. Find a great deal on the available items from the Composting & Water Saving categories listed below.
Just what are you supposed to do with leftover banana peels, bits of broccoli, or spit out cherry pits ? Don't fill the trash, feed your garden This book shows children how to turn waste into usable material that is friendly for the environment and good for the plants This easy to read rhyming story and artful illustrations will show each person, young or old, the magic of composting.
City Chicks: Keeping Micro-Flocks of Laying Hens as Garden Helpers, Compost Makers, Bio-Recyclers and Local Food Suppliers
Chickens have become the mascot of the local food movement. A desire for sustainable, clean, wholesome food and superior soil quality has led more and more suburban and city dwellers to keep laying hens in their backyards and gardens. Learn how you can: Be close to your food source with a continuous supply of fresh, heart-healthy eggs to feed yourself and others. Take the best care of your chickens and find out where to buy them. Learn how to be a chicken whisperer. Improve your garden soil for super yields, superior flavor, and optimal nutrition. Recycle food, grass clippings and yard waste, make compost and help reduce trash going to landfills, saving millions of municipal taxpayer dollars. Help save millions of municipal tax payer dollars by diverting food and yard waste from landfills; instead create compost - with the help of your flock. Raise baby chicks with items you already have. Avoid getting roosters and why you don't want them. Learn how to be a Poultry Primary Health Care Practitioner. Make and use effective and inexpensive treatments for your flock as described in the Poultry's Pharmacy. Learn how others: Have built urban chicken tractors, hen huts, condos and chicken chateaus to blend in with neighborhood landscape and architecture. Join in urban eco-agro-tourism with annual coop & garden home tours for fund raising. Start or join local poultry clubs. Keep small flocks to help preserve endangered breeds of chickens. Draft and pass local laws allowing laying hens within their town's limits. By the co-author of Chicken Tractor, Backyard Market Gardening and Day Range Poultry. City Chicks is a remarkable trend-setting book for poultry lovers and urban agriculturists. The imaginative and entertaining style of writing is combined with hands-on, real-life experience to bring you one of the most complete and authorative books on micro-flock management.
This rather deceptive work purports to be the collected horticultural columns of one opinionated Mertensia Corydalis. As Mertensia answers her readers' innocent gardening questions, she reveals more than she intends about her life, her relationships (from her prissy ex-husband to questionable interactions with her employees, Miss Vong and Tran), and her state of mind. "Radical Prunings is a literate, funny, and surprisingly bittersweet fiction debut from a writer with a sharp wit and a very green thumb.
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Leaf and Fiber's birchwood fork is made from birchwood trees and is completely compostable within 60 day. They are a perfect alternative for plastic disposables that end up in the landfill forever. Features: -Sturdy.-USDA Certified bio based product.-...
These visually stunning palm leaf plates are as unique as the individual leaves they come from. These plates are all natural, compostable, biodegradable and eco friendly. Made from fallen fronds of the Areca leaves, these sustainable plates are handma...
During his seven years as Editor-in-Chief of "Organic Gardening" magazine, Mike McGrath learned quite a bit about the nature and science of composting. And he's never stopped studying, because he wants to give the best, most up-to-date information to the listeners of his nationally-syndicated Public Radio show, "You Bet Your Garden." He offers the fruits of his labors in this illustrated guide that reveals why compost is the answer to virtually every garden question. McGrath explains why compost improves soil structure; why it provides the" perfect" amount of food for every plant; how it fights plant diseases more safely and effectively than any chemical fungicide; and how to make your own. This is a must-have on every gardener's bookshelf
Single stackable planter pods. Can be stacked indefinitely. Hollowed core. Drain holes to prevent root rot. Interior composting chamber. Capacity: Holds about five gallons. Weathered stone finish. Made in USA. 23.5 in. Dia. x 11 in. H (8.5 lbs.). The english composting garden which can be filled with additional soil, fertilizer and compost. This is perfect for worm composting as they dramatically increase nutrient production when mixed with the compost, making plants thrive. When the pods are stacked in a garden, worms can also penetrate the compost from the bottom, spreading nutrients to the plants in the tower and throughout the surrounding garden soil. Each pod a naturally inert and incredibly strong material that's weatherproof and nature proof. There are also several drain holes that allow moisture to escape.