Home Composting Made So Easy, Anyone Can Do It! If you’ve seen Lomi ads in your newsfeed, you’ve probably thought to yourself, this looks way too good to be true. Well, I am here to tell you that it is true! Lomi Home Composters really are that easy to use and that effective at turning … Read more
Nothing grows up big and healthy without eating well. Whether you’re growing tomatoes, tulips, turf, or toddlers, they don’t grow unless you feed them, and what you feed them matters. And understanding how compost and fertilizer function differently will help you grow green grass, tasty tomatoes, abundant alliums, and squash the size of a small … Read more
The only three guarantees in the life of a gardener are birth, death, and weeds. If you’re a compulsive composter like me, you can’t stand the idea of stuffing all that free green material into a plastic bag and sending it to a landfill. The problem is that if you compost weeds incorrectly you’ll plant … Read more
Compost is a valuable addition to any garden, but an unbalanced and untended compost pile is like a stew left simmering on low heat. It takes a long time to finish, and even with patience, the texture will still be pretty chunky. While you can make compost slowly — throwing yard waste and kitchen waste in a … Read more
Grass clippings, prunings, and other cut-offs from the lawn or garden are thrown away by most people. This is a huge waste, because all of those things can be reused. You can compost them to recycle the nutrients in your garden, improving your soil without using extra fertilizer. Buying your fertilizer or compost works fine, … Read more
Knowing the pH level of your soil allows you to amend the soil and make it suitable for the plants and vegetables you want to grow in your garden. One way to find out is by using a soil pH meter, but is it accurate? Find out in this guide.