Pistachios are an excellent guilt-free snack given how they are loaded with large amounts of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. If you love chowing down on these tasty nuts, you’ve probably found yourself wondering if you can do anything with pistachio shells. While you can’t possibly eat the shells, did you know they have some […]
Composting Tips and Tricks
Composting for Beginners: 3 Mistakes to Avoid
Interested in learning about composting for beginners? You’re in the right place! Composting is an economical and environmentally friendly way to create your own nutrient-rich soil for your garden. It’s not a difficult process, but if you’re composing for the first time, there are some common mistakes a lot of beginners make. If you’re interested […]
Don’t Fall Off the Fall Composting Wagon
Once fall arrives, it’s easy to think less and less about the compost bin. Many people have an easier time remembering to compost during the warm summer months, but fall composting can be a very beneficial thing to do. In fact, fall is when you can really do your best composting of the year! Let’s […]
Did You Know You Can Compost These Items?
Composting is a fantastic way to make use of food scraps that would otherwise be thrown away. It’s the ultimate in garden recycling. You probably think about composting fruit and veggie peels, leaves, and grass, but there are some lesser-known items that make fantastic compost. Let’s take a look. 1. Fireplace Ashes Ashes from your […]
Do You Know the Difference Between Hot and Cold Composting?
What? Did you even realize there were two different types of composting? Well there are, and they each require a slightly different process, yielding different benefits. One takes more effort but yields faster compost (which will be free of disease and weeds), and the other is mostly hands-free but takes a while to get results. Let’s go […]