What is “vermicompost”?

Composting is a great way to help the environment. Composting reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills. It also produces a great amendment to your garden soil. There are two main types of home composting: thermophilic composting and vermicomposting. Traditionally, composting refers to thermophilic composting, which is merely composting using the natural heat produced … Continue reading What is “vermicompost”?

What are the benefits of growing multiple types of forage grasses for grazing animals?

Although it might seem like grazing animals will eat any grass in the field, they are actually picky eaters. They prefer a “buffet” of grass choices. And while it’s good for the grazing animals, growing a variety of forage plants in the field also benefits the plants, the soil, and the environment. Most of their … Continue reading What are the benefits of growing multiple types of forage grasses for grazing animals?