Gardening Tips

We love living at Gold Light Ranch and take every opportunity to share what we’ve been learning about sustainable and living off grid. Here are some tips and suggestions to help your garden grow … like magic! Composting is one of the most important parts of sustainability!


The Institute for Responsible Technology  Published on May 10, 2013
It was “supposed” to be harmless to humans and animals—the perfect weed killer. Now a groundbreaking article just published in the journal Entropy points to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and more specifically its active ingredient glyphosate, as devastating—possibly “the most important factor in the development of multiple chronic diseases and conditions that have become prevalent in Westernized societies.” That’s right. The herbicide sprayed on most of the world’s genetically engineered crops—and which gets soaked into the food portion—is now linked to “autism … gastrointestinal issues such as inflammatory bowel disease, chronic diarrhea, colitis and Crohn’s disease, obesity, cardiovascular disease, depression, cancer, cachexia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and ALS, among others.”

Checkout this group called “Compostingpedallers” out of Austin, Tx.



Austin’s very own 100% bike powered compost recycling program diverts over 25,000 pounds of organics away from the landfill and into local gardens per year burning exactly ZERO fossil fuels in the process. Get in the loop! Compost Peddlers

They are showing us that we can take our “waste” and USE it for healthier soil to grow healthy food!! Imagine if this could be implemented in all the major cites and towns in the world … IMAGINE!

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