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The Green Life: Green Your Garden: Better Fertilizers

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April 13, 2011

Green Your Garden: Better Fertilizers

Worm poop This week’s tips are about how to cultivate a sustainable garden; the goal is to keep you seeing green through the end of summer.

Tip #3: Get into worm poop.

Synthetic and chemical-laden fertilizers do the environment no favors. Instead, consider making your own compost, getting into vermiculture, or using manure (from your own backyard chickens, perhaps?), kelp meal, or other organic fertilizers.

Tell us: What are your favorite composting tricks?


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