Composting: a rind is a terrible thing to waste!
Last updated 8/31/2007 at Noon
Since summer came so late, it’s going to hang around late. If we wait ’til the middle of September, we will struggle less with planting more delicate varieties of plants. Water, weed, mulch, harvest, party and enjoy the kids in school.
Why make compost? We are slowly being forced to deal creatively with our own yard waste. Cities all over this country are refusing to haul off our leaves and grass clippings. One-third of all landfills is taken up with organic waste. Landfills are brimming and new sites are not likely to be easily found.
Compost is one of nature’s best mulches and soi...