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Vegetable Gardening Jobs for Summer HD

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

forgreenies.com Find out what you can do to improve the soil conditions of your vegie garden in preparation for a long hot summer. On Lamb Island, Queensland Australia, Kat who is passionate about living sustainably and self-sufficiently utilises what is on hand to leave her vegie plot virtually maintenance free while she is away on summer holiday. Learn how to improve the water retention of your soil and how to harvest the nutritious castings from an active worm farm (without touching the worms).

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    Compost in 40 gallon Containers for Container Gardening-Recycle your trash for compost

    Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

    Hi! This is Going Organic. You can find our website at “www.goingorganic.weebly.com”! Today I am going to talk about composting. It is winter time here in Central Florida. I am composting in containers to prepare for a container garden in the spring. I’ve drilled 3/8″ holes in the bottom of these 40 gallon containers. I’ve added oak leaves to the containers with shredded paper and cardboard from the home shredder, used coffee grounds from Starbucks, water from the fish pond, egg shells, cow manure, vegetable scraps. All those old bills and junk mail you shred at home can be a carbon source for your compost. This is one more way to recycle and not send paper to the landfill. Used coffee grounds are a good source of nitrogen. Once the grounds are used, their ph is close to neutral. So they are very safe for plants. I picked up this bag full of coffee grounds the other day. Starbucks has a recycling program for their coffee grounds. Anytime, you can walk in and ask for their used coffee grounds. They will pull the whole trash bag full of grounds out and double bag it for you. The other day, the server even carried it out to the car for me. I just want to say “Thanks!” to the Lake Mary Starbucks for all their free coffee grounds. I’ve been using water from the fish pond, since it is used as liquid fertilizer in hydroponic systems. I have a page on my website on how to build an easy portable fish pond. I save the egg shells from cooking, since tomatoes like calcium. I let them

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      Starting a Worm Bed – Growing a Vegetable Garden

      Friday, May 20th, 2011

      How I started my worm bed to collect worm castings for the vegetable garden. Visit The Bayou Gardener in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana – Cajun Country at www.thebayougardener.com

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        Compost Tea for the vegetable garden -October 2010 — Growing a vegetable garden

        Thursday, March 10th, 2011

        Brewing compost / worm cast tea for your vegetable garden is easy. Visit The Bayou Gardener in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana – Cajun Country at www.thebayougardener.com

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