Sustainable Colorado

Compost, Mulch and What We Know

April 9, 2020

Lilly & Xerxes talk about their experience with composting and mulching. This includes each of their earliest experiences. 

They love to follow the lazy gardener method of author Ruth Stout. They also talk about what Our favorite California landlady, Judith and her bountiful yard. 

Learn about what works and what does not. Composting is fun and healthy. It is like sourdough. It is a living organism that needs a little bit of attention from time to time. 

What is the difference between curbside municipal composting verses backyard composting? 

How we are getting curbside composting started in Edgewater, Colorado. Lilly provides tips if you are trying to bring curbside composting to your own community.

As a reminder the five R’s are refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot is at the end. Should rot be the last R?

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