Greengirls Helen Yarmoska, Nicole Hvidsten, Martha Buns, Connie Nelson, Kim Palmer and Mary Jane Smetanka are dishin' the dirt from the back-yard garden and beyond. Whether you're a greenthumb or greenhorn, they're eager to learn from your mishaps, mistakes - and most importantly, your sweet successes - all growing season long.
New home owners are fun. They have so many questions!
A recent new home owner purchased a compost bin and we had a discussion about what can be put in the bin. Of course, the usual leaves, grass clippings, vegetable peels, and dead flowers; but then she asked me about a few other things that was cause for pause.
Think of what you throw in the garbage. What other things can you add to your compost? Just this morning I used cotton swabs to wipe mascara from my eyes. That could be added. What else?
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