by Texas Homesteader ~ How do you make compost? What can be composted and what cannot? What kind of container do you use? There are lots of different answers and methods to those questions. I’m sharing easy composting tips below.
by Texas Homesteader ~ I use cardboard in my compost to satisfy the ‘browns’ requirement of proper composting. But it takes lots of grip to tear up all that cardboard. Come see this Homestead Hack tip that makes it EASY!
by Texas Homesteader ~ Have you ever thought about eating your compost to eliminate food waste? Stay with me now, I’m not suggesting that you rifle through the compost heap and snack on its contents. Come see ways I’ve saved food previously destined for the compost pile.
by Texas Homesteader ~ Any gardener knows that compost is ‘Black Gold‘. But for those just starting out, there’s often some hesitation. You’re rotting things in a pile, doesn’t that stink? The answer is: No! Well actually, yes and no – the result depends on you. Don’t worry, it’s easy to make compost!
by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate links Did y’all know there’s such a thing as ‘Plastic-Free July‘? Me neither! But you know I hate plastic so I’m loving anything that has to do with eliminating more of it. And it’s perfect timing since recent buying decisions had me looking for disposable utensils. Wait a minute, […]
~Texas Homesteader ~ You buy produce with the good intentions of enjoying it with your family. But THEN it happens… Your produce goes past its prime. Now back ‘in the day’ I’d sigh and toss it into the compost. Yes composting it is better than just tossing it in the trash, but these days I […]
~by Texas Homesteader ~ *contains affiliate link Recently I became interested in something I’d previously never really given much thought to: our toothbrushes. What a shame that these things are sold entombed in a hunk of plastic (not recyclable in my area) and the toothbrush itself was made of plastic too. How crazy did it […]
by Texas Homesteader *This post contains an affiliate link I have a raised-bed veggie garden and I love it. Gardening is in my blood and it’s something I simply MUST do every year – it’s not ever an option to forgo my veggie garden. There’s just something about digging my hands into that moist dirt […]