The Most Important Garden Pass-Along

By grannysgarden
August 24, 2015

We often refer to an heirloom plant as a pass-along. These are very dear to us, but there is an even more important garden pass-along, which is the garden practices and garden knowledge we adhere to in our own gardens.

[View the item]

Aug 25, 2015 5:08 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Annie
Waynesboro, PA (Zone 6a)
Cat Lover Region: Pennsylvania Keeper of Poultry
Every couple of days, my dad would "bury the garbage" in the veg garden. My mom kept a big empty coffee can in the kitchen sink to catch peelings, coffee grounds, egg shells, etc. When it was 1/2 full, dad would take it out, dig a hole in the veg garden and bury it. He had the best garden in the neighborhood. We'd call it "composting in place" now. In the late fall, before ground froze, he'd open a shallow trench through the garden beds and over the winter he'd "bury the garbage" in that.
I am not "country" I am "landed gentry."
You must first create a username and login before you can reply to this thread.
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "The Old Fence"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.