How To Start A Strawberry Patch In Your Home Garden

July 17, 2021 0 Comments

Fresh strawberries are a delicious, healthy treat. But if you love eating them year-round – whether fresh or as a homemade jam – you may want to learn how to grow your own berries by starting a strawberry patch. Choose the right kind of strawberry for your garden Strawberries are divided into two categories: June-bearing …

Composting made easy: turn food waste into ‘black gold’

July 13, 2021 0 Comments

Just 3 percent of uneaten food in the U.S. is composted, reported the Natural Resources Defense Council in 2012. The remaining food scraps rotting in landfills account for 23 percent of U.S. methane emissions, a greenhouse gas at least 25 times more powerful than carbon monoxide in global warming. With minimal planning and effort, however, …