Getting Down and Dirt With Organic Compost

The growing concern about environmental issues and unhealthy soil has induced extensive use of compost in agriculture. There are compelling reasons that make compost a better alternative to support agricultural crops production, increase yields and enrich the quality of produce. The sum of those reasons is this: compost makes soil healthy. The key to having good soil health — and, therefore, crop health — is to make sure it is biologically active. Only composted material can help you do that; according to several studies, the use of chemical fertilizers contributes significantly to soil deterioration. One of the best ways to…

How To Maintain A Compost Heap

There’s so much waste that is generated in gardens every day. You’ll find leaves, dead plants, twigs and grass clippings. It takes too long and probably involves a lot to take it to a landfill so what do you do? The simplest solution is to start a compost heap saving a lot of time and money, not only yours but others as well if you were thinking of paying the garbage disposal people and getting them to take it away. Especially when all this waste can be converted into excellent food for your plants. Food that’s better as far as…

Top Tips for Environmental Dog Waste Disposal

Do you enjoy a pleasant stroll around your town or in the country?  Fresh air and exercise to put you in an excellent mood until…squelch, that dreaded moment when you step in a dog’s number twos.  Responsible dog ownership maybe a crap topic, excuse the pun, but the general public are becoming less tolerant of the littering of our towns and countryside.  The first step is to encourage all owners to pick up after their dogs but we also need to encourage environmental disposal of the waste. Dog fouling creates problems that are more than just a nuisance. The health…