composting bins, wire and wooden, in a paddock

 

Composting With Hayley, Part Two

This is our second composting article from Trash Talking Mama, Hayley. As promised, she has listed items you can compost at home, some of which may even surprise you. Composting is a very effective way to drastically reduce landfill waste and harmful greenhouse gases, even if you don’t have very much space you can still compost by using a bench top …

 

 

Best Vegetables To Grow For Maximum Nutrition

June is a good time to plant deciduous fruit trees and winter vegetables, my favourites are beetroot, kale, silverbeet, cauliflower and broccoli. It’s also a very good time to plant garlic; traditionally garlic is planted on the shortest day and is then harvested on the longest day in December. This list has been adapted from Wendyl’s book Recipes For A …

 

 

DIY Essential Oil Wasp Repellent

Even though the weather is getting cooler there are still a lot of wasps and hornets all around our garden, I was hoping they’d die off by now but with the weather being warmer than usual that’s not happening. They’re everywhere, including inside. One of our customers came into the store last week and mentioned that wasps strongly dislike peppermint essential …

 

Ensopet composter for back yard

 

In-ground Pet Poo Compost Bin

Last week I mentioned that we now have compostable poo bags available; these have had a great response with the first lot selling out in a few days, I also mentioned that they can go in the rubbish, which on further investigation is not a good idea as they’ll take many years to break down and need specific requirements to …