Keyhole gardens are ideal for small yards: they don't waste space, and are easier to harvest.
It's important to determine what type of soil your plants need, so you can give them optimal growing conditions from day one.
Making potting soil isn't just cost effective—it also gives you control over your plants' nutrients.
Some people get high tech and use a fish tank aerator for their compost tea, but I just use my stick to slosh everything around for about an hour until it's properly frothy.
Composting food scraps from your kitchen is an easy way to reduce landfill waste and create nutrient-rich potting soil for your garden. You probably already knew that. Did you also know you can build your own composter for the cost of a movie ticket and less than 30 minutes of your time?