Food, Gardening, Local Guide-Recycling, Why zero-waste

Compost

How long does it take for a head of lettuce to decompose in a landfill? Really, give a guess out loud before scrolling down. The answer? At least 25 years. Yeah, I know, its crazy! A University of Arizona project excavating landfills found a head of lettuce that was perfectly intact 25 years down in… Continue reading Compost

Gardening

Mulch, zero waste and free!

Hello my fellow Chattanoogan gardeners! Having a garden, even a small one, is such a joy! But doing so without creating plastic has had some of its own challenges. Today's challenge is about mulch. Read my post about potting soil here. You need mulch in your garden to help keep the soil moist and reduce… Continue reading Mulch, zero waste and free!