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Rye Grass and Hairy Vetch Cover Crop Update

The cover crops this year have gone wild with all the rain and storms we’ve had this spring.  In fact, I’m writing this post just after another severe storm has hit our area with tornados touching down close by.  The … Continue reading

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Nine Foot Tall Sweet Corn – Double Dug Bed

Besides the tomatoes I’m keeping watered during this drought, I am also watering this one four foot by twenty foot bed of sweet corn.  The sweet corn is doing exceptionally well in this bed this year. Here’s what I did … Continue reading

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Adding Worms to Your Worm Bin

Now that you have the bedding prepared and in the worm bin, it’s time to add worms! Red Worm—Red Wiggler—Esenia Fetida—these are just a few of the names for the little guy that is your composting friend. He/she, as it is … Continue reading

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How to Make a Simple Worm Bin

Worms are God’s soil-building machines—a virtual humus creating factory as Thomas Barrett would say. They can rapidly convert organic matter and vegetable scraps into high-nutrient compost and castings (worm poop) for your garden and other uses. There is much research … Continue reading

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