Build it and The Decomposers Will Come


I’m creating my new vegetable beds via compost sandwiches this year. While I’m getting them put together a little later than I had hoped for – they are coming together. I still have plenty of months ahead before the serious spring rolls back around. I’m thrilled knowing that the compost sandwiches are going to call [...]

It’s Compost Bin-Raising Day!

Yes, folks have you ever seen anyone so excited about a pile of garbage? Next to our monster-door cold frame we have a respectable size compost pile going – a big “thank you” shout-out going to our rabbits. I started this pile long before I gave any thought to containing it. It’s already beginning to [...]

When Does a Brown Act Like a Green?

When it’s straw that’s been used in rabbit cages and it’s soaked with bunny pee and poop. Ta-da! Your “brown” (carbon) straw is now a green (nitrogen) when you toss it onto your compost pile. This is why I keep telling everyone not to attempt to measure greens and browns – it gets all mixed [...]