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My penal colony :)

Posted by pam_whitbyon 6 Niagara (My Page) on
Sun, May 11, 14 at 0:07

Behind my garage is patch of land where I put my compost bins and it's large enough that I can use it for dumping any garden scraps, leaves, branches, grass cuttings, etc. Basically everything gets heaved in there from my wheelbarrow loads.

Now I'm seeing in there, quite lush growth of all sorts of stuff. Vinca, yarrow, daylilies, daffodils, gooseneck loosestrife, chives... it's weird but interesting. lol. Anyone else find interesting stuff in their compost area?

Notice I've zoomed in so you can't see the horrible bits.

This post was edited by pam_whitbyon on Sun, May 11, 14 at 0:09


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RE: My penal colony :)

Absolutely. I have found tulips, daffs, many things that reseed>>wood poppies, corydalis, woodland phlox, and geranium phaeum (which reseeds everywhere)! Not uncommon, and makes for a very pretty compost bin.


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RE: My penal colony :)

I have rose orach, catnip, lettuce, hyssop, salvia hormium, and about a zillion maple trees. I have plenty of "horrible bits"!


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