Making a compost heap involves recycling and reusing your kitchen waste to make feed for your garden and plants. Compost heaps are very easy to make and go a long way to helping your garden become your very own sanctuary.
Why make a compost heap:
What you need for your compost heap:
Kitchen waste to include in your compost heap:
Now that you have your very own compost heap, you can use it to feed your garden. Here are a few ideas of what you can grow in your garden:
Indoor gardens are a great option for those who have small or no gardens or for those who don't enjoy the outdoors. They are also generally cheaper to create than an outdoor garden but can take a lot of effort to start. For your indoor garden, you can simply dedicate a section of your house to pot plants and a water feature. Or, you can get more creative and create a flower wall or grow a selection of fresh herbs to use in cooking.
A few things to consider:
The #Spekboom Challenge went viral earlier this year and it is no surprise. This plant has many benefits, so it is a great investment.
Some of the benefits include:
Vegetable gardens are a win-win because you'll have a beautiful garden as well as fresh and organic produce.
Easy vegetables to grow include:
Flowers are simply beautiful, so why not plant a few in your garden? Remember that flowers require specific care so it's best to read up on the plants you choose. If you're worried about the costs involved with watering all these plants, consider choosing water-wise plants.
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