Re: [gardeners] Lazy Gardening

Terry King (
Fri, 19 Sep 97 19:19:25 -0700

On Fri, 19 Sep 1997 18:58:52 -0700, Margaret Lauterbach wrote:

>Liz, Tony and Moira, who are advocating this, are in a warm winter area,
>notably New Zealand.  They know they're advising people who are in cold
>winter areas, however.  I doubt this would work in northern Minn., Alaska
>or Maine, but I think it will work in Idaho.  For instance, leaves we till
>into the soil in November is pretty well completely composted by March,
>when we till for spring.  I think turf would be dead, and soil softened for
>planting by that time.  Margaret

over 25 years in Connecticut.  I'm planning on trying it this winter in my 
garden as soon as I'm done with so much company.

BTW Margaret, would you ask on OGL if anyone knows whats become of Ruth's 
garden since her passing?