Tag: Compost

Block-A-Day 328 – The Straw Bales

First thing you think of on the farm is animal bedding, and it’s definitely good for that. But, straw has a lot of uses, especially in the garden. It’s much better for mulching your flower beds for winter and summer because it doesn’t have the seeds hay has in it.

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Block-A-Day 201 – Jan And The Manure

This manure pile has been mixed with the wood chips the animals are bedded on and is starting to break down nicely. Jan will go home and layer it in with some more carbon (straw) and vegetarian nitrogen from unsprayed grass clippings.

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