The most recent issue of Rural Missouri carried a short article on composting. I never seem to get around to building a compost pile, but i compost all the time on the fly. I compost straight into the garden or pasture. The less materials have to be handle the better in my book. BUT, on a small scale with limited space for growing plus needing a place to ditch those apple cores and coffee grounds, backyard or porch composting is awesome!
Composting: The Ultimate Way to Recycle
Author, Pamela A. Keene bases her article on the expertise of Joe Lamp’l, founder of www.joegardener.com and “Growing A Greener World” television show.
Quick read in Rural Missouri magazine on pages 29-31. the Garden
Increase Your Gardening ROI – These 10 veggies off the best payback
Four Season Gardening – How to make your yard interesting year-round.
Seven Worst Gardening Blunders – Avoid these mistakes and improve your success.
George Weigel is a Pennsylvania-based horticulturist, garden consultant, author, and newspaper garden columnist. His website is www.georgeweigel.net
these articles are published in our Rural Missourian Electric Coop magazine with recommendations to contact the University of Missouri extension for gardening tips. Try checking with the extension in your area for more specific info.
Weather is warming up – get crackin’!