A MOTHER reader discovers blending vegetable peelings for liquid compost makes easy work of adding nutrients to the soil and in turn producing wonderful benefits for the garden.
I am a firm believer in composting, and as the years passed I got to the place where I couldn't turn over the pile. Since I'm an idea person, I came up with a solution that works well for me.
Blending vegetable peelings for liquid compost makes composting easy by digging holes in the garden and pouring in the compost directly.
I have been gardening for many years, and as I've grown older, I've had to figure out new ways to do some things because of back trouble. I am a firm believer in composting, and as the years passed I got to the place where I couldn't turn over the pile. Since I'm an idea person, I came up with a solution that works well for me.
When I have vegetable peelings and other non-meat scraps that I used to put in my compost pile, now I just run them through my blender, blending vegetable peelings for liquid compost makes composting easy. I use rainwater for the liquid, because I don't use chemicals of any kind on my garden. The peelings are coarse, but afterward everything is nicely pureed. This can be dumped right on your garden. I prefer to dig holes, put it in and cover it up. My son is obliging when he visits and digs me 25 to 30 holes, which last me quite a while. Using holes cuts down on the chance of encountering bad odors during warm weather. With this method anyone can do composting and get the wonderful benefits for their garden.
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