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Compost is all about chemistry. Balancing carbon-rich and nitrogen-rich waste is essential for a healthy and productive compost bin. Check out the infographic below, provided by the University of I...

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DIY Composting Guide: Thinking of starting a compost pile? Make sure you know what you should and should not compost. An easy summary to help you reuse waste in your garden. The Micro Gardener

If you have bright shade or only a half day of sunlight here are ten vegetables to consider. By coincidence, all but the last of these are winter growers, perfect for planting right now.  Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, romaine, endive, arugula, cress, and radicchio Broccoli Cauliflower Brussels Sprouts Peas Beets Radishes Swiss Chard Leafy Greens, such as collards, mustard, spinach and kale Beans Generally, a good rule of thumb is that plants grown for their fruit need full sun.

Put together a crate garden. This idea is great for people who don't have a lot of outdoor space to start a garden. Get the details on how to make a wine box garden here or a crate garden here.

Potatoes in a Sack - Yields are higher and it saves space in the garden for other things!

Potatoes in a Sack - Yields are higher and it saves space in the garden for other things! Hmmmm I have a lot of feed sacks. Jrs making a pallet potato tower and I'm doing chicken wire!

Coffee filters in pots drains the water not the soil!

Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!

Do a Mason Jar Soil Test

Do a Mason Jar Soil Test

Brilliant vegetable garden tips, tricks and hacks for starters

Brilliant vegetable garden tips, tricks and hacks for starters

Excellent return on investment - turn 3 seed potatoes to of potatoes in 100 days. - Raised Urban Gardens www. - My Gardening Today

15 Charts For Anyone Trying To Be A Better Adult This Month

15 Charts For Anyone Trying To Be A Better Adult This Month

This helpful chart is from Uncle Jim's Worm Farm, but your vegetable-planting schedule will vary depending on where in the country you live. The USDA has a handy Hardiness Zone Map, and you can find a more detailed planting schedule here.

Growing potatoes in a laundry basket - seems like an interesting $1.00 experiment.

Growing potatoes in a laundry basket .sooooo much lazier than the way dad does it! finally--a use for broken laundry baskets and old sprouted potatoes!

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