And how to have the best lawn on the block without them Spring is here, the snow has long melted, lawns are looking greener and people are thinking of how to achieve the perfect lawn. You, or someone you know, may be aerating, or dethatching a lawn to improve its look. I had one friendContinue reading “Aerating and dethatching a lawn”
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A few things I’m excited to grow this year
There are so many things I’m excited to grow this year it’s hard to pick only a few favourites! Broccoli Broccoli is a new one for me. But since it’s my kids’ favourite vegetable, I think I should figure out how to get high yields sooner rather than later. We typically enjoy steamed or roastedContinue reading “A few things I’m excited to grow this year”
Let’s talk about year-round composting. In Ottawa. We are a family of 5 and have put our green bin at the curb about 5 times since early November when it got too dark and cold for me to take compost to the outdoor bin in the evenings. That’s not because we don’t generate green waste.Continue reading “Indoor composting”
Steps to healthy soil – Avoid bare soil
Bare soil is probably one of the most harmful things to soil, leading to degradation above and below ground.
Making Thermophilic Compost
Making thermophilic compost might sound easy, but there are a number of key steps to be mindful of.
Why I will bother spreading grass seed where we walk
There is good reason to “bother” with grass seed on a common footpath, provided the whole system is addressed and not just throwing grass seed down.
How it all began
Way back in 2006, I was a chemistry student heading into my final year of studies. My summer job was working for the Environmental Futures Program, a program within the PEI Department of Environment. I was a crew supervisor and we were tasked with tree planting, stream enhancement and trying to enhance the environment inContinue reading “How it all began”