Soldier fly on the brink

One of the great things about making compost is that it pretty much takes care of making itself. All you really do is pile up weeds and leaves, and wet it down. Everything else is just finding the right container. I love my tumblers, but I pull weeds faster than I empty the tumblers. So […]

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Soldier Flies

Let’s see. I’ve hacked up half a leaf bag of ragweed, half a leaf bag of dogbane, another leaf bag of still more weeds — and there’s just no way my compost tumblers can keep up. So with bags of weeds and trimmings standing by, I am discovering yet more denizens of the compost pile: […]

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