Biochar – What is it and How to Make your own Biochar

What is Biochar Biochar is used as a soil amendment, it is rich in carbon and can endure for centuries in the soil. It is a type of charcoal, made from biomass, biological material / plant or animal material via thermal decomposition [burn baby burn]. You’ll want to avoid meats, although it is useable the … Read more Biochar – What is it and How to Make your own Biochar

Composting

Starting a Compost Pile Compost is decomposing organic matter. It is created by biological processes in which soil-inhabiting organisms break down plant and bio matter, biological decomposition of organic wastes by bacteria, fungi, worms, and other organisms occurring under controlled aerobic conditions. When decomposition is complete, the compost has turned to a dark brown, powdery … Read more Composting