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December 2007

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Composting Toilets Don’t Traumatize Worms!

The verdict is in!! 🙂

I came across a funny article (relating to composting) last night and of course couldn’t resist writing about it here on the blog. The article appeared in the Sunday Star Times (link to follow) back … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 28th, 2007 with 2 comments.
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Happy Holidays!

I just wanted to take the time to wish everyone a happy holiday season! I won’t likely write any new posts for at least the next few days.
Stay safe have fun!
🙂… >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 23rd, 2007 with no comments.
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Bokashi Update

In my last Bokashi-related post I mentioned that I was considering making my own bokashi mixture. Well, I decided to take that route and ended up ordering a bottle of ‘friendly microorganisms’ (Biosa [tm]) liquid solution from Great Day Bokashi>> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 20th, 2007 with 4 comments.
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Oh, The Weather Outside is Frightful!

Yet bin temps are so delightful!
The worms have no place to go!
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
🙂

Time for a winter composting update! We were hit with a mega snow storm this weekend … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 17th, 2007 with no comments.
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How to Make Bokashi

I just found this great video on YouTube about making your own bokashi mixture. It was posted by Neal ‘The PodChef’ Foley, from the Kitchen Garden Food Company (which looks like a great website, BTW).

I love the sound of … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 14th, 2007 with no comments.
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Growing Power – Urban Sustainable Farming

     

Needless to say, whenever I read about someone using both vermicomposting and aquaponics as part of a larger integrated system, I get pretty excited!! Growing Power is an organization doing exactly that.

This non-profit organization, based in Milwaukee (with … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 12th, 2007 with 1 comment.
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Shea Gunther – Teepee-Living Technologist

Shea Gunther in front of his Tepee
Images courtesy of Shea Gunther


I thought that I was a little bit ‘out there’ for trying to compost during our cold winters, but my eco-buddy Shea Gunther makes me feel like a bit of a light-weight! He has … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 11th, 2007 with 6 comments.
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Winter Composting Extravaganza II

My Souped Up Winter Composting Bin

I’ve talked previously (here) about Fall Composting, but I haven’t really talked at great length about my winter composting efforts. Given that winter has most certainly arrived here in Ontario (as I type I am watching as snow falls … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 11th, 2007 with no comments.
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Garden Girl 2.0

Back at the end of September we talked about how Garden Girl is “back”. She had announced her partnership with Farmers Almanac and her plans to create a bunch of new videos.
At the time the one thing that … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 11th, 2007 with no comments.
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Compost Guy Is Back!

After nearly 2 months of being sidelined with ‘other stuff’, I have happy to report that I’m back and ready to kick things into over-drive here at CompostGuy.com.

My goal is to get into a much more regular posting schedule … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 7th, 2007 with no comments.
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