Want a fun project for your kids? Try worm composting! Vermicomposting is my favorite method of composting, because it is fun for my kids to do. It’s a great way for kids to see worms and microorganisms at work, breaking down organic matter into soil. Here… [read more]
Turn your kitchen scraps and yard waste in to dark, rich compost to use for your garden. The strongest, largest garden plants we have ever grown have been started in the rich humus created by our outdoor compost pile. No extra fertilizer required! Composting creates a… [read more]
How to Light a Bee Smoker: Just like starting a fire in the fireplace or a campfire, when lighting a bee smoker, start with easily burning materials to use as tinder, such as paper or dried leaves.
Beekeeping Equipment: As you get ready to keep bees, there is some important equipment you will need to get started. For the beginning beekeeper, this the equipment I would suggest.
To begin gardening, you need very few tools to start. A trowel and some dirt might do, for now, but as you become a more avid gardener, you will undoubtedly want to gather more and more garden tools for your collection.
I love gardening, but just like all of my other hobbies and chores, there is clean-up involved. Garden tools can be expensive, so taking care of them is important.