Composting basics

Gardens are a great way to help lower your grocery bill, get you moving around for some physical exercise, and provide a sense of pride that, "Hey, I grew that!" It's simply satisfying. And one way to ensure that a garden grows to its fullest potential is to fertilize it with a layer of composted [...]

Gemme’s famous “from seed” experiment

Well, for good or for ill, I have opened up four packets of veggie/herb seeds, and planted them in a starter situation to see what happens. I took spent newspaper rolls (biodegradable - and good for your compost bin, as well!), cut them in half and planted them firmly inside of a the bottom of [...]