Wicking Bed Experiment
So I used our neighbor’s old kiddie pool to try a proof of concept this summer. A Wicking bed is simply an enclosed reservoir of water over which you put a growing medium and grow stuff. It is supposed to be low water use and the research I found was intriguing enough to want to try it!
So, figuring the easiest and…Continue
people often ask if we vermi-compost ... the first answer is ... it depends on what your definition of vermi-composting is? ...
here are a few photos of a worm nesting site we found the other day ... on top of 6 mil black plastic ... on the edge condition of the 'wild perimeter' (where these worms originated - hint: undisturbed + uncultivated) ... adjacent to, but not…Continue
I feel like I've taken over the forum lately but I have been doing so much hunting and work towards getting the yard where I want it. I've now contacted two companies about getting free tree mulch. I'm on the list for free fill dirt with another company. And I'm hunting like mad for urbanite (broken concrete) and I'm having a lot of trouble with it. I can't believe how hard it is proving. I would think companies would want to save on the dump fees and give away broken concrete. The hardest…Continue
Added by Judith Levin on June 5, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments