When I was little I was lucky enough to have access to a compost pile in our backyard. It wasn’t a huge operation, there was very little science behind it, and I swear my mom never really did anything to it until she was ready to use the compost in her garden. 1,985 more words
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Today I turned the hot bed for the first time (adding fresh grass clippings from the recent mowing). Then I made a new compost pile – chicken manure from the clearing out in the weekend, straw from the kanga house, mixture of weeds and some of the grass clippings left from the hot bed.
In my last post I talked about starting our composting pile. The husband wasn’t too fond of the idea. For various reasons, mainly he felt it would smell, it would get everywhere if not properly confined, it would look trashy, it would take too long, too much work, excuses went on. 406 more words