Re: [gardeners] Re: typhoon in the garden

George Shirley (
Tue, 23 Jul 2002 21:24:33 -0500

OOps, forgot to say you could use shredded newsprint, dead leaves, dry grass, etc to bring the brown
component up. Forget the nitrogen fertilizer you've probably already got lots of nitrogen in the
green stuff. 

Been a long day, short breaks interspersed with working on removing three floors in the family room
and doing some minor cabinetry work in the kitchen.


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hi, George,
> It is not smelly at all. It merely attracts insects which lay their eggs
> in it. It is, in truth, more vermicultured than composted, since we
> seriously lack anything brown to put into it, as just about everything
> at our house is ever green, and I do not mean conifers. Any suggestions?
> Ron