Do’s and Don’ts of Composting Worms

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto/Thinkstock Worms can be picky, too! While your compost worms can survive on a limited diet, the larger variety of food you provide them, the more diverse and nutrient-rich their castings will be. Not to mention, they’ll be healthier, too. Follow these feeding do’s and don’ts for safe vermicomposting and happy worms. […]

Compost Bins

Check out these compost bins from Urban Farm readers’ backyards for inspiration to start your own composting.

Why Can’t I Add Dog Waste to My Compost Pile?

I get asked one question in particular on a fairly regular basis: Why can’t I add dog waste to my compost pile? Just incase you’ve been wondering the same thing, here’s the answer…

From Seed to Soda Bottle

Courtesy The Coca-Cola Company Many companies are using plant-based packaging for their products, including The Coca-Cola Company, which created the PlantBottle. Cruise the grocery aisle and many products you’re familiar with might appear to be the same tried-and-true products you’ve always known. Chances are good, though, that their packaging has gotten a makeover. Manufacturers of […]