City Backyard Composting

City Backyard Composting

Michael Levenston, City Farmer Society

For over 40 years, City Famer Society has been educating people on the art of composting. So, are there any secrets? In my opinion, the key ingredient to turning organic waste into rich compost is "dry, fall leaves." All you have to do is remember to gather leaves once a year, typically towards the end of November,...
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For over 40 years, City Famer Society has been educating people on the art of composting. So, are there any secrets? In my opinion, the...

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For over 40 years, City Famer Society has been educating people on the art of composting. So, are there any secrets? In my opinion, the key ingredient to turning organic waste into rich compost is "dry, fall leaves." All you...

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Gardening in light fluffy “soil” makes a common appearance when scrolling through videos online. But did you know the fluffy soil you see is not...

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Gardening in light fluffy “soil” makes a common appearance when scrolling through videos online. But did you know the fluffy soil you see is not really soil? We actually consider that to be a soilless medium because of its absence...

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If you're a gardener, you know that there are a lot of different ways to improve your garden. You can add fertilizer, compost, and soil...

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If you're a gardener, you know that there are a lot of different ways to improve your garden. You can add fertilizer, compost, and soil amendments to make your plants thrive. But have you ever tried using worm castings? Worm...

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Critics who visit our farm to learn about our style of no-till often point out that our deep mulch system isn’t viable for most regions...

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Critics who visit our farm to learn about our style of no-till often point out that our deep mulch system isn’t viable for most regions of the world. They’re correct. Very few farms have the necessary resources in their area...

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Over the past few years, edible gardening has seen a surge in popularity. Spurred by the garden to table movement, the slow living movement and...

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Over the past few years, edible gardening has seen a surge in popularity. Spurred by the garden to table movement, the slow living movement and surely aided by our new found appreciation for all things local, vegetable gardens are thriving...

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