Monthly Archives: December 2020

Preparing for Compost Bins (Another dig day)

Another day of clearing dirt and building up the new hillside space. I think I added at least 3 feet of dirt in a 12′ space. Plans for tomorrow: layout the measurements and start cementing in the posts for 4 … Continue reading

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Preparing for Compost Bins (Leveling Dirt)

The exciting part of building the compost bins, is building the compost bins. The preparations beforehand aren’t as fun, especially moving tons of dirt with a shovel. Before I can dig post holes and cement in the posts, the area … Continue reading

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Street Sweeper Brush for the Horses

I was searching under Farm & Garden for Monterey on craigslist when I came across an ad for used Street Sweeper Brushes. Horses, cows, and goats like to scratch on them, so I responded, thinking the horses would enjoy it. … Continue reading

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New Composting Area for the Garden

As we near winter, it’s time to manage the cuttings and dead plant debris from the garden. Usually, I throw it over the wire fence along the creek. I came up with the idea of expanding an area adjacent to … Continue reading

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