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Lady Bug-08-12-09

Lady Bug

Last summer I wrote about the serious aphid infestation on my honeysuckle bush, and my serendipitous encounter with lots of lady bug larvae on my fence (larvae that I then moved over to the honeysuckle). As it turned out, my … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 5th, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Molting Centipede-08-01-08

I captured these images while I was over at my dad’s place building composting beds in his yard. I’ve never seen a centipede molting before, so I thought it was pretty cool!
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Molting Centipede
Molting Centipede
Molting Centipede
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Written by Compost Guy on April 29th, 2010 with no comments.
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Food Scrap Holder-11-08-06

Food Scrap Holder

Not one of my better images, but this milk carton (and others like it) served me very well! Before switching over to an “official” food scrap hold (a plastic jobby that holds “official” BioBag inserts! haha), I always used to … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on April 27th, 2010 with no comments.
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Pig Waste Composting

This set of images definitely represents a “blast from the past”. I took them while I was working on my (ill-fated) masters program at the University of Guelph (04/05). My project involved composting liquid pig waste mixed with straw, using … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on April 15th, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Sunflower & Bumble Bee 08-10-09





Last summer I had a lot of fun taking pictures of the various sunflowers in my all natural “privacy fence” – I used a seed mix called “Monet’s Pallete“, and it certainly lived up to the … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on April 13th, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Winter Composting 2010

Winter Worm Bed
This year’s winter worm composting windrow


Those who have followed this blog at one time or another, or at least toured around the site, will likely know that I get a kick out of setting up winter composting systems every … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on February 23rd, 2010 with 2 comments.
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My First Winter Worm Composting System

By Dave Pawson

Worm Compost Bin

I’m UK based (Cambridgeshire) and new to vermiculture. Last summer I purchased 2lbs Dendrobaeana worms (European Nightcrawlers – Dendrobaena veneta / Eisenia hortensis) from Kathy at Witneyveg.blogspot.com. I’d already built two containers for my garden … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on February 3rd, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Why Raised Beds?

By Cassandra Truax

Three Ways Raised Bed Gardening Makes Life Easier

Why garden with a raised bed?

Let me answer that question with another question. Why not? I started my first raised bed garden out of desperation. I live on … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on February 3rd, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Building Block Composting System

I came across this cool video while I was doing some searching for my new ‘Compost Bin Plans‘ site (and have included this video there as well). It is more the concept itself, rather than the technical building … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on November 12th, 2009 with no comments.
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Compost Bin Plans – DIY Composters & More!

Hi Folks! Sorry I’ve let the site go silent for so long (yes, a recurring problem – haha). I think the important thing is that I don’t completely give up on it – nor will I likely ever do so … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on November 5th, 2009 with 4 comments.
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