The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

By Brianna Wray
the Times 

Gardener's Grove: Compost

Use kitchen scraps and lawn waste to keep your garden growing


March 19, 2020

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A dual chamber compost tumbler

EARTH-The seeds are practically burning holes in their packets. They're all sorted and ready to be put to work.

All the signs of spring popping up are exciting. The first flowers to bloom in my garden this year are Ice King daffodils, as daffodils are often the harbingers of spring. Of course, my neighbor's garden has been in full bloom for over a week now. [The daffodils are always yellower on the other side, such is life.]

In keeping with our garden preparation schedule, now is a good time to start fresh compost. Using compost as a soil amendment is a great way to kill two birds with one...

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