Vanessa Brockus wrote: I dove in & tried a bunch of seat of the pants stuff
They are local to the Med and apparently traditionally planted on All Soul's day (Nov 2)
Vanessa Brockus wrote:I can plant fava in the Fall?
Vanessa Brockus wrote: How do you feel about rooting enzyme?
Vanessa Brockus wrote: I'm worried that all that compost may damage the 80+ year old olive tree
Vanessa Brockus wrote:Add some sand? From the beach? Is that ok?
Vanessa Brockus wrote:Buy some commercial potting soil, spread thinly over the paper
Vanessa Brockus wrote:For the Winter Veggies: open a few bags of potting soil on top of the cardboard that is on top of the compost?
Vanessa Brockus wrote:Why would I want the tree trimmer to dump his chips in my yard?
I just got the poo in last Sunday afternoon. I'll watch for mushroom growth - should I just throw in my mushroom salad scraps? I'm guessing that a little of the root system needs to be intact, so not the grocery store, sterile looking shrink wrapped variety, right?
Maybe put a note with your contact info and request for composts in a sealed plastic bag and leave it somewhere visible from the dump area?
Vanessa Brockus wrote:Just an aside - I went for a walk yesterday, somebody has a field where they dump the most amazing compost - sweet, black, crumbly.... and just leave it there to be grown over by grass.... That is really the stuff I thought I was having delivered! There must be at least 30 mini-hills.... I wish I could find the owner......