|The Joys of Compost|
|1. The Joys of Compost
8 September 2019. No need to read this website. Instead, go to https://youtu.be/nrbTcYMQXyY, which I've just discovered. (Crazy, huh, telling us not to spend time at our own site, but that's how it is in the internet age.) -- Steve
Jemjahn is one of those people who seriously enjoys cooking. Not me. I seriously
enjoy eating her cooking, but I’d rather do most anything than cook. When Jem's not around
and I'm hungry, it quickly fits between two slices of
bread or it comes out of a can, or I don’t bother.
uses plenty of fresh vegetables in both her Oriental and American cooking. This
results in plenty of peels. We also eat a lot of seasonal fresh
fruit – bananas, oranges, papayas, pineapples, mangoes – more peels. And in summer?
The King of Peels: watermelon.
do with all this vegetable debris?
could go in the trash, of course, but that would result in 1) heavy,
leaky trash bags, and 2) the waste of
valuable nourishment for our gardens.
Compost fixes both problems.
to mention the satisfaction of working with
Mother Nature and not against her.
humble site hopes to persuade you to try composting. I'll describe my composting
experience, which involves a minimum of effort, time and money. It won't be the best method, but year after year
I've seen that it
works. I've also learned some things that don't work, which I'll also discuss.