by Texas Homesteader * contains an affiliate link Black gold, gardeners delight, compost – it’s all the same thing. And making your own compost is simple. But how do you make compost? What can be composted and what cannot? What kind of container do you put it in? There are lots of different answers and […]
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 root 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 ~ *contains affiliate link 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 […]
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 […]