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VERM Let’s get into Vermi-culture. Vermiwhat? I- CU LTU RE is ju st another name fo The process sirmpraising worms. propagating worm ly involves with the compost s in the bin along aterial recycled from daily kitcmhe n scraps. What you need: How to make the bins: • A 12-quart plastic bin with a lid (used ice cream container). • A sharp object to poke holes with (nail) • 100 African night crawlers (most prolific and accessible for our local gardens) • Old newspapers • Water • Kitchen scraps: coffee grounds, grass clippings, tea bags, vegetable and fruit peelings, dead, fallen leaves, branches, twigs, bark, paper, cardboard (do not include scraps of meat) 1.
Blend all ingredients together. It’s that simple! 7. Take tomatoes inside at night to avoid exposure to moisture from dew. 8. After 3 days, you can cover the tomatoes in olive oil. 3. Pour over cooked spaghetti or angel hair pasta and serve. 9. Store the tomatoes in olive oil in a clean bottle. Basil 45 Giving your plants a haircut and a shave: Pruning & Weeding 46 Why Prune? Controlling weeds Pruning is important to maintaining healthy and attractive plants. Pruning encourages new growth, like flowers and fruits.
Tear the lettuce leaves into medium-sized pieces. 2. Cut each tomato into medium-sized wedges. 3. Toss the lettuce leaves, tomatoes, sliced cucumber and diced onion in a large bowl. You can add the edible flowers for color if you like. Pour dressing over the salad before serving. Cosmos For the salad dressing Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well so that the sugar and salt dissolve completely. This can be easily done by putting all the ingredients in a small bottle. Close the cap tightly and shake the ingredients well.