What I usually think about when I think about diversity in the soil is actively aerated compost teas, but before we get to that as a bigger topic, I just want to remind people and talk about the idea of facultative anaerobes. Which are basically things that can operate in Continue Reading

Compost for Spring: Leaves, Used Coffee Grounds, & Garden Waste (Leaf Compost)

I decided to take a different approach to our fall/winter compost pile this year. Last October, I built our first fall/winter pile before most leaves had started to fall. And without leaves as a carbon source, I instead relied on aged wood chips. Come spring, I was very happy with Continue Reading