"Ditto, Ditto what Mary recommended.
For my fallow beds. I go REALLY simple:
- Turn them a little to open the soil (drag a hoe back and forth)
- Pile on compost or yard debris, like lawn mower stuff (about 4"-6"inches higher that soil level)
"Heya Grace - you'll have no problems putting GMO corn cob (or any fruit/veg) into your compost. It will all break down and have no affect* on your soil. (*note: this is an anecdotal statement, not based on scientific study) Even being moldy…"
"Hi Maggie - What is the lawn, burmuda? Augustine? Rye?
There is little need to add 'product' fertilizer to lawn. The keep an organic/wholistic environment, you can use fine compost/mulch on the lawn, either imported or your own. Even if you don't…"
"In support of Catherine's points, the eggs are pretty easy in the compost. Break them in and stir the compost - often. The more you stir the compost, the faster it works and breaks down things. Pretty much anything. The big issue is having stuff…"
"You're on the right path Angie. Sheri is spot on too and adds a great point - use only filtered water on indoor plants (any potted plants actually). Tea pulp, as well as coffee grounds, can be applied to the soil of potted plants (right on top like…"
"My 3cents... Like everyone mentioned, no plastic necessary (or any fabric). It will cause more issues (and headaches) than not. Expect lots of material to spill out of the sides (Even if you use a wire mesh). Its a good thing; just shovel it back…"
"Michele - Very nice tree. Ann makes a great point about consistent - even constant - watering. The key is CONSISTENT watering. Make notes on a calendar (I use a digital calendar reminder for when to hose-water fruit trees). Even if the water…"