Food, Gardening, Why zero-waste


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


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. If you need a ton of mulch (like, literally, a ton), scroll down to… Continue reading Mulch, zero waste and free!