Re: Rain RE: [gardeners] A belated happy birthday, George!

Margaret Lauterbach (
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 07:48:56 -0600

Terry, as an alternative, you could compost the rotten lumber. I think it's 
called hugelculture, but amazingly I can't find more than one reference to 
it via Google.  Lay the lumber on the ground and top with layers of earth 
and manure.  You can compost fairly large limbs in this way too.  Margaret L

>Wow!  Such service.  The clouds blew in from the south and it started to
>rain last evening and has continued to rain all night.  It hasn't been a
>hard rain but steady and I think it actually has the soil moist several
>inches deep, I'll have to wait until full light to go out and check.  No
>puddles though so soil isn't saturated but its a good start.
>I hope its enough to lift the burn ban so I can burn all the rotten lumber
>from the torn down sheds.
>Thanks to all who wished for rain!
>E. Wa. zone 4