Re: Regional compost recipes?

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ BackyardGardener Vegetables Board ]



 

Posted by Tom C on February 01, 2003 at 04:11:46:

In Reply to: Regional compost recipes? posted by DanR on January 23, 2003 at 08:05:40:

: I'm looking for compost recipes using ingredients found only in certain areas (seacoast, desert, etc.) that produce very good results for a particular plant or family of plants (brassicas, crucifers, etc.). Does anyone know of or do this?

I'm not aware of anyone who routinely uses something that isn't a localism in their compost as anything more than a tiny fraction of the total volume.

500 banana peels are still only a speck compared to lawn waste or other high volume materials that are collected locally. Even coffee grounds diligently collected from a Starbucks will most likely still be a minority contributer to most compost piles.


Follow Ups:



Please post your questions on our new message boards.


This message board will not be maintained and is available as an archive.
Name    : 
E-Mail  : 
Subject : 
Comments: Optional Link URL: Link Title: Optional Image URL:


Special thanks to Jane and Bob Rosi for providing this information.

YMCA Camp Loowit Alumni follow me


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ BackyardGardener Vegetables Board ]

WWWBoard © 2001, All Rights Reserved.
Matt Wright and DBasics Software Company
cntcnhnas01-pool0-a124.cntcnh.tds.net at 64.35.203.124