Organic Gardening "Do It Yourself" Projects

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  • Gardening Projects for Children
    Of the many ways to do the Earth good, perhaps the most far-reaching is to convey to children a sense of love, respect and responsibility for nature's beauty, power and vulnerability.
  • Make Your Own Stepping Stones
    It's a great way to create a design, other than with plants, in your garden.
  • How to Make a Raised Bed Garden
    Creating a raised bed usually includes a great deal of spading, possibly a multiyear process, but the following method permits great success in the first year after a farely simple soil modification process.
  • How to Build Worm Bin
    A worm composing system can be easily started by following these five steps:...
  • How to Build a Compost Bin  
    Create your own compost bin to produce your own rich, beneficial soil additive!
  • Adobe Horno
    by Blake Bufford
  • Do It Yourself
  • How to Build a Rain Barrel
    Some of the tools are specialized and can be costly. However, recommended less expensive alternatives are discussed. You can put your own rain barrel together for about $20
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The Art of Gardening

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Discover how to easily build an attractive and affordable greenhouse that will grow anything in any conditions. Also, building your own greenhouse just makes economical sense. You can build a greenhouse at just a fraction of the cost of buying a pre-built one. Most pre-built greenhouse you buy need to be assembled anyway, you are really just paying hugely inflated prices for the material.

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Worms Eat My Garbage

The book that started a backyard worm revolution! With more than 150,000 copies sold, this is the bestselling and remains the definitive guide to vermicomposting--a process using red worms to recycle human food waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer for plants. Author Mary Appelhof provides complete illustrated instructions on setting up and maintaining small-scale worm composting systems. Read More...

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