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Simple Composting Guide for A Healthy Garden

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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 methods to those questions. Let’s start with the container.

Building healthy soil, compost, mulch for garden planting. #TexasHomesteader

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Homestead Hack: Disposing of Confidential Documents

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Sometimes you need to permanently dispose of confidential papers such as sales receipts, credit card statements, etc.

Come see how we easily dispose of confidential documents without using a shredder. And that ‘trash’ actually serves a purpose! Check out this Homestead Hack:

Come see how we easily dispose of confidential documents without using a shredder. And that 'trash' actually serves a purpose! #TexasHomesteader

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How To Eat Your Compost! Becoming A Food Waste Ninja…

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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. 

Can you actually EAT your compost? Stay with me now, I'm not saying you should eat the contents of your compost bucket. But there's LOTS of food you can make with scraps you'd previously just toss in the composter. Come see my favorite tips. #TexasHomesteader

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New To Composting? Don’t Worry, Compost Doesn’t Stink!

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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!

For those starting out with composting there's some hesitation. You're rotting things in a pile, doesn't that stink? The answer is: NO! #TexasHomesteader

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GO GREEN – Compostable Utensils & Wooden Plates!

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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, WHAT Tammy??!  I thought you hated disposable things!

Yes, you’re correct… But we were hosting an outdoor family reunion I didn’t want my good flatware going outside & being lost or thrown away accidentally. And you KNOW I’m not gonna use anything plastic! 

So I went online searching for options. I was intrigued to find compostable forks, knives and spoons. There are many manufacturers out there but PerfectWare utensils by Perfect Stix were actually WAXED. I knew right then & there that I’d be buying those!

Compostable Utensils? YES! These waxed utensils are inexpensive and fully compostable. Used for backyard BBQ's & weddings! #TexasHomesteader

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