Category: Compost

Let’s BE friends with BEES

When you think of warmer weather you think of sunny skies, green grass, and flowers blooming. Something you might not think of is the busiest insect out there, the bee. Yes, bees can be nuisances and they can even be fearful. But, they are the reason we have beautiful flowers, fresh produce, delicious honey, and… Read more »

Don’t Pivot from your Divots

Smooth your lumpy lawn easily! With harsh winter weather it’s easy to forget that you have a lawn underneath all of the snow. It’s also easy to forget that your lawn may be getting damaged right now do to things you can’t control. Like your pets or unwanted critters digging in your lawn, heavy equipment… Read more »

Purging Pumpkins the Proper Way

Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »

Why Beans Are BEST in Fall

Why Beans are Best in Fall! With fall nearing, you may be worried that your fresh produce supply is nearing the end of season. Even though colder weather is around the corner, you still have time to grow a crop of delicious beans in a little over a month’s time! Bush beans are a choice… Read more »

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Fall is drawing to a close and it’s time to make use of what’s left of your garden goods. Done with your  fall décor and ready for the Wisconsin winter? Here are a few ways to make the most of what you have left.  Oh My Gourd! There are tons of ways to re-purpose your pumpkins,… Read more »

Fall Gardening Tips

As we are wrapping up summer, now is a good time to prepare for your fall gardening needs. Some vegetables don’t grow as well during hot summer conditions but thrive in the cooler fall weather. Though certain vegetables are suited better for cooler conditions they should be planted now before the cold weather arrives. It… Read more »

Cool Weather Prep: Home and Garden

With only a few weeks left before the fall weather begins to kick in, it’s important to begin prep now to ease the work load for fall and to ensure a healthy home and garden for next spring! Check out the helpful tips below to get you started on that important to-do list.