Category Archives: Composting

A Composting Lifestyle

I had meant to get this post up last spring but forgot.  It goes into more detail about my composting methods than the previous one.  Better late than never, so here it is now.  I used to regard composting as a cumbersome task, but eventually I got the hang of it, and now it’s become a natural
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Coffee Grounds

COFFEE GROUNDS are one of the amendments I add to my compost and I also use them in other areas of my garden for different purposes.  A good general article on coffee grounds can be found at this link:  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/07/080707171641.htm      I’ve been getting my grounds from a coffee hut down the road that sells organic
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My Composting Method

Composting was one of those areas of sustainability that I never got the hang of until I had lived in my home for about 10 years.  As my yard evolved and spaces took on their own character and purpose, I finally saw more clearly how I could integrate composting into my life.  To be honest,
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Coming Out of Hibernation

After hibernating for about two months during most of November, December and January, I’ve finally ventured back out into my garden due to this wonderful mock spring we’ve been having the last couple weeks.  The warmth of the sun and the 50 degree temperatures have even tempted my Rip Van Winkle daffodils into blooming.  A yellow crocus budded out
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