Ways To Reuse Old Items For Your Container Garden

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As the shell breaks down, it acts as part of the compost , and it is also a natural slug repellent. Container Garden Ideas As you create your container garden, think of the items that you might be able to reuse. What ideas do you have for reusing items in your gardening efforts?

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FREE Kindle Book: Composting Inside & Out

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FREE Kindle Book: Composting Inside & Out. Right now you can get this Kindle book, Composting Inside & Out: The comprehensive guide to reusing trash, saving money and enjoying the benefits of organic gardening for FREE (normally $16.99). I love finding FREE books, don’t you?

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10 Ways To Make Your Home A Zero-Waste Facility

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And while there are many individuals and groups working to make that a reality, it’s a rather difficult achievement because of the way we have set our society up to be one of convenience and disposability rather than reuse. Reuse Everything Glass jars make great water bottles at home.

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What to Know About Growing a Balcony Container Garden

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Compost and mulch: Just as you can enrich the soil in a more traditional garden, it’s possible to do the same with your container garden. You can do composting on a smaller scale, and even use mulch, to prepare your soil.

Go Green This Halloween

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We do put up decorations (ones I buy at garage sales or thrift stores and reuse each year). Tip # 2 Recycle/reuse costumes. Compost it by cutting it up and putting it on the pile. Like me, buy them used and then reuse them each year. Put your unwanted Halloween decorations out for reuse by donating them. What do you do to recycle/reuse on Halloween? Fall is once again upon us and with it the fun and festivities surrounding Halloween.

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How To Pack A Waste-Free Lunch

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Everything in that lunch bag can be washed and reused or at least an be dealt with in an environmentally-friendly manner. For example, most leftover food scraps can even be composted ( other than meat, of course ) so they can be brought home if a school or workplace doesn’t do composting.

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Don’t Dig a Money Pit in Your Garden

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Compost Yard And Garden Waste. Instead, use composted yard and garden waste. You can purchase commercial composting bins or build a pen with fence posts and chicken wire. You had the best intentions.

Guerrilla Gardening And Seed Bombing

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Over the years, their “bombs” have taken many different forms, from the first condom-filled versions to mud and clay seed balls to hollowed-out eggs filled with wildflower seeds, compost, and water.

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7 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

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Compost kitchen waste to feed your garden. 8 Easy Ways to Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse 10 Ways To Make Your Home A Zero-Waste Facility Tips for Wasting Less Food How To Be a Frugal Family Save Money by Freezing – Tips for Quality Freezing.

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Reviewing The World’s Landfills – A Future Fictional Business Plan Excerpt

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moved from simple dumping on land or sea, to burial, sanitary landfill, feeding to swine, reduction, incineration, and various forms of composting”. A landfill is not like a compost pile, where the purpose is to bury trash in such a way that it will decompose quickly.”.

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How to Throw a Green Party

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Choose decorations that can be reused or that are made of natural materials and so can be recycled in the garden or compost. Entertaining doesn’t have to be damaging to the environment, nor do you have to limit the fun to throw a green party.

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Zero Waste Lifestyle

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This family lives a Zero Waste lifestyle – meaning they REFUSE, reduce, reuse, and recycle almost everything. Check out this 3 minute video glimpse of the Johnson family’s zero waste home: While I don’t see myself bringing my own jars to the store or buying compostable toothbrushes, I am definitely going to be making some changes in my life. I am in AWE.

Using Kids Crafts to Teach the Gift of Giving

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Petroleum jelly to slather on the inside of the mold, so you can get the concrete out and reuse the mold. How to Compost Without Fancy Equipment Guest Post Author Bio: Bailey writes about insurance and other topics for the Homeowners Insurance Blog.Basically there are two reasons to.

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10 Uses for Orange Peels

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Why not reuse and save some money! #1 Once you finish your healthy treat, you can compost those peels and make that dead-grass-covered patch of land into a fertile tract of soil that will let those rose bushes you’ve always wanted to plant grow to be green and strong.

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10 Uses for Orange Peels

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Why not reuse and save some money! #1 Once you finish your healthy treat, you can compost those peels and make that dead-grass-covered patch of land into a fertile tract of soil that will let those rose bushes you’ve always wanted to plant grow to be green and strong.

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