Use the information and links on this page for gardening, cooking, and blogging resources. These are all products or tutorials We’ve personally used and enjoy. Some links may be affiliate links, so if you click the link and make a purchase, the company or designer will throw a little bit of money our way to help pay for the blog and other expenses.
Stainless Steel Countertop Pail – I put this sleek compost pail on my Amazon wishlist and for Christmas 2016 my mother in law purchased it for me and I really love it. Because it’s stainless steel, it sort of goes with everything (I don’t even have SS appliances.) It includes a carbon filter, highly necessary for temporary compost storage in the kitchen. I highly recommend getting liner bags for it, but be really careful which ones you choose. The ones in the Frequently Bought Together part of the page are biodegradable but not compostable, so take an extra click to get these ones instead.
Composting for Dummies – I purchased this book a few years ago and I give it a full read every year and refer to it often throughout the year. It was written by Cathy Cromwell (Master Gardener, Master Composter, and Master Entomologist) and The National Gardening Association. I like the writing style Cathy uses and she explains in plain terms all the science that goes into compost. It covers traditional compost and all the ways that can be accomplished as well as vermicomposting and bokashi compost.
Cooking & Baking
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