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Speed ​​up the composting process with a bokashi bucket | Lawn & Garden

Americans waste a lot of food — about $1,500 annually for a family of four, according to the USDA. It’s no secret that the key to healthy plants is healthy soil, and the best way to improve soil is by incorporating compost, which can take up to a year to make. Bokashi is also a …

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15 gifts for your friends — and the environment | Nation

The holidays can be hard for the eco-conscious. All that shiny wrapping paper and ribbon, for instance, wadded into non-recyclable mounds. Visitors who don’t know (or care to learn) the routine about composting or separating trash and spend hours running water in the shower. Soften the blow by including these water- and power-saving gifts as …

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Gifts for your friends, the environment |

The holidays can be hard for the eco-conscious. All that shiny wrapping paper and ribbon, for instance, wadded into non-recyclable mounds. Visitors who don’t know (or care to learn) the routine about composting or separating trash and spend hours running water in the shower. Soften the blow by including these water- and power-saving gifts as …

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You can grow vegetables in containers Community

Do you have a small yard or garden space, but you really want to grow those yummy, fresh-from-the-garden veggies? Container vegetable gardening may be just the solution. Any sunny windowsill, balcony, patio or even your front or back doorstep can give you the space you need for a productive vegetable garden in containers. Growing vegetables …

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Making changes in the garden, and accepting what we can’t control Home & Garden

Columbus Day alerted us that summer was easing when we had a morning temperature of 45 degrees. Just a few days before, summer was still roaring. After summer 2022, the gardeners and the plants need change. It was hot; Alabama summers usually are. The lack of rain, however, was a real heartache for those who …

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