October 26, 2020

Weeds in the Compost Pile?

I just read this little gem of wisdom in the comment section of another blog vegetablegardener.com and I don’t want to forget about it. I know I’ll never find it again if I don’t record it myself. The blog discussed whether to toss, or not to toss, weeds into your compost pile. There are pros …

November Garden Happenings

The first week of November we took a family vacation away from the dropping temperatures here in NJ to visit the Mouse House down in Orlando. We had TONS of fun at Disney and, along with thousands of other tourists, enjoyed seeing Hogsmead at Universal for the first time. I did take the “Behind the …

My ‘Neat’ Compost Enclosure Didn’t Work

In the fall I tried to clean up my compost operation that was taking over a corner of my back yard. The original pile was semi-enclosed with a short wall of border bricks. It was messy and I got sick of looking at it after a while. I spread all my finished compost as mulch …