Category Archives: Recycling Ideas

Ideas on how to recycle and take care of excess waste to convert them into self-sustainable products for use. Waste management concepts that help prevent global warming.

Growing String Beans and Recycled Trellis from Old Scraps in the Backyard

Growing String Beans

Recycled Wood and Old Table Frame for String Beans Trellis

Our backyard is full of stuff we sometimes don’t realize we can put to use in planting at the garden. Part of Vermiculture and Composting blog and our family’s call is for self-sustainability, recycling and green environment. Today, I will discuss how we proved to do things easy if we just learn to recycle. We are growing string beans (sitaw in Tagalog) and testing it out if we could come up with an indigenous trellis out of our old backyard garden scraps.

A house has just been demolished and we have plenty of old wood from the window and a left alone table top removed from the frame arms of the table. We are then going to utilize and use these interesting old scraps and put them to use in providing some arbour where the string beans can grow and cling to and produce fresh organic and safe vegetables for the family. We just love cooking it with a sinigang recipe (tamarind pork soup). Continue reading

Container Gardening in Manila – How to do Tomato and Pechay Organic Backyard Farming

tomato backyard farming

Organic Tomato Container Gardening Sample

If most of us thought that organic container gardening is not possible in Manila and that farming our daily table meal vegetables can only be done in large farming lots, in provinces like Cavite, Bulacan, Baguio, Laguna, Rizal and the like, you could be wrong. Our family has just proven that there are options, alternative to farming vegetables in Metro Manila the organic way – healthy and safe to eat. That we can actually grown any type of vegetable anywhere we want and anytime. My dad is a garden geek and my mom loves plants and the art of growing vegetables with a challenge. Here’s what they did. Continue reading

Organic Farming and how it helps farmers, small time growers, backyard gardeners, environment and the people

Organic Vegetable Garden

Organic Vegetable Garden

There are literally countless ways that organic farming helps people, their agriculture systems, farming, yield, environment and the whole eco-system. Continue reading

Welcome to Vermiculture and Composting website

Vermicomposting Station

Vermiculture Set Up

Problem of Waste Management

Lucrative is the problem of waste management today because of the cost of taking care of them. The whole world tends to focus attention on how to get rid of excessive waste material but does not apply what is readily available and utilize what is free. This is why I personally want to welcome you to this blog where I am envisioning to discuss all sorts of self-sustainability and recycling ideas. Continue reading