Welcome to Jim’s Bloom!, A collection of resources on soil health and miniature plants.
My name is Jim and I have been Gardening since 2011
Join my team and I as we explore the intricate balance of nutrients in the soil, the importance of sustainable practices, and the joy of nurturing tiny green life.
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Empowering individuals to cultivate a green thumb, our mission is to inspire and educate about the wonders of soil health and the magic of miniature plants. We strive to foster a community where curiosity about nature thrives, and where sustainable gardening practices are shared and celebrated. Together, we aim to make the world a greener, healthier place, one plant at a time.

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The 2:1 Brown to Green Ratio

Deciphering Carbon Nitrogen Ratios: My Composting Journey

In my small composting space, I’ve had success using a simple 2:1 ratio of brown to green materials, aiming for a carbon nitrogen ratio between 25 and 35. The interesting part is figuring out whether we should focus on the volume or weight of these materials. Achieving the perfect compost pile is akin to mastering…

Definition of Compost

Where to Buy Compost Worms

Compost worms, also known as red wigglers or Eisenia fetida, play a crucial role in the composting process and gardening ecosystem. Their ability to break down organic matter efficiently and convert it into nutrient-rich compost makes them valuable allies for both seasoned gardeners and beginners. When acquiring compost worms, individuals can choose to purchase them…

Using Seaweed in Compost

Using Seaweed in Compost: A Personal Experience

When I first began experimenting with composting, I stumbled upon an abundant resource that most people overlook: seaweed. Living near the beach , I have easy access to seaweed washed up on the shore. Seaweed, often underestimated, is a valuable resource for composting and gardening. Its nutrient-dense composition enriches the soil, promoting robust plant growth…

Lomi Countertop Composter: A Comprehensive Review

Lomi Countertop Composter: A In-depth Look.

In today’s age of sustainability and eco-conscious living, composting has become a household term. When I first heard about the Lomi countertop composter, I was intrigued. After all, composting kitchen waste without the need for a backyard compost pile sounded revolutionary. But does Lomi live up to its promises? Remember those infomercials with amazing gadgets…

Are Compost And Fertilizer The Same Thing?

Are Compost And Fertilizer The Same Thing?

When I was new to gardening, I wondered compost and fertilizer were the same thing. My confusion stemmed from experts that stated that they only use compost in their gardens. Are these two gardening essentials truly interchangeable? I was surprised to discover that there are indeed significant differences between compost and fertilizer. While both aim…