Eco-Friendly Gardening Tips

Molasses in the garden

How to use molasses in compost and fertilize your garden

Whenever I clean out my fridge or pantry, I find myself wondering if random expired food can be composted. This is exactly how I found myself wondering if my 5 years expired blackstrap molasses could be useful in my garden. I found myself Googling, “can you compost molasses?”, and I was so excited to find that organic molasses in compost promotes the growth of beneficial microorganisms.

Tiny Snails in Compost Explained Awl Snails

What to do about the tiny snails in your compost- Awl snails explained

Have you recently looked at your compost pile and found a bunch of teeny tiny little snails? Most likely you’ve got awl snails in your compost. These little snails are mostly benign, but as with any pests, you don’t want to have an infestation of anything in your compost. Keep reading to learn more about these tiny snails in your compost and what you can do to keep them from becoming a problem.

how to use your worm castings

How to Use Worm Castings

How to Use Worm Castings Let me introduce you to the magical world of worm waste! Yep, the organic matter left behind when worms eat through compost, also known as worm castings, is amazing fertilizer for your plants. Packed with dozens of nutrients, minerals and even nitrates, this perfectly organic material will take your plants …

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