At the moment the box is just half full with leaf compost.

Black Gold

Sometimes you just have to be patient to get what you want. It’s been a whole month since I last wrote about my new garden bed project. The work had come to a halt because of the rain, and because I needed my husband to build the frame. Now you could tell me that I could have done it myself, and that’s true. But he does it better, and that way I don’t have to hear his mouth about the bad job I did, so honestly, it’s better to just wait and let him do it. He’s had his hands full too with the recent snow storm that felled several trees on the property, and a new carport in the works as well. At the moment the box is just half full with leaf compost. Before the leaf compost was dumped in I spread a layer of kitchen compost beneath it, stuff like eggshells and coffee grinds, onion skins and other things that we don’t feed to the chickens. Continue reading