Recycling organic debris for composting and improving soil doesn’t have to be a chore! If hot composting is not for you, try one of these easy cold-composting methods. Each has advantages and disadvantages but the end result is the same: improved garden soil and less organic waste in landfill.
Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.
Rooting tonics contain plant growth hormones used to stimulate root growth during plant propagation. They're easy to make at home.
Poison oak plants contain a chemical that causes a severe rash. Learn how to spot a plant, safely remove, and clean your clothes, gear and skin afterward to prevent a rash.