The quest for the perfect backyard biochar kiln.
Okay, I needed some quick shelves to store some emergency supplies. As usual, a couple of free pallets from my local lumber yard, a handful of deck Screws, and my trusty DeWalt saw and driver and presto! Instant shelves!
I have been engaging in some reasearch trying to come up with a hoophouse design that didn’t cook my plants during the day and freeze them at night. To try and assess how well the design works I took two thermometers and placed one outside and one inside. So far so good. Then I started … More Tale of Two Thermometers
One of the things I have been involved with this year is teaching classes in how to make “hot” compost. A hot compost pile is one which is constructed to create the ideal environment for thermophilic bcteria which can break down organic material is as little as one month. The downside to hot composting is … More E-Z Turn composter