AMKuska's 2023 Garden

Branching Out

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husbands are sooooo helpful....................
...but they need close supervision. One winter many years ago I asked my husband to dig up a lilac bush to move it from the back yard to the front yard. I almost fainted when he came around the corner hauling my five foot tall prized, rare pure white single blossom camelia shrub instead. He thought it was a lilac. :lol:
 
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...but they need close supervision. One winter many years ago I asked my husband to dig up a lilac bush to move it from the back yard to the front yard. I almost fainted when he came around the corner hauling my five foot tall prized, rare pure white single blossom camelia shrub instead. He thought it as a lilac. :lol:
Did it survive?
 

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If there was no risk to me being planted ..

. I would dig a hole so that everything in Composter#1 could be placed in the hole where it is at least 8" below the surface. See, not 6 feet under ... Kitchen scraps will decompose and be of use for this year's plants. It's also my preference to do this with finished compost.

Steve
 

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I'm trying to figure out what to do with my composting situation...
He then filled the composter almost the whole way with dirt to 'help' it.

I asked him not to do this in the future, but in the mean time I have a large load of dirt with veggie scraps finely mixed through it. If I take it out, rats will sort through the dirt to get the vegetable stuff. Sifting it would be a really icky process as some of it is rotted now.
When you are ready, bc it is a BIG job to move this dirt stuff, dig a trench in one of your garden beds, big enough that THIS STUFF can fill it AND you can pile garden dirt on top of it.
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Sorry @digitS' !
I blew through YOUR post, which said the same thing. :rolleyes:
 

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Thank you both @digitS' and @ducks4you ! As it happens I haven't finished my big garden yet, and it needs to be amended. I will happily dig a deep hole to get ride of my compost problem. It's no trouble to dig a deep hole. I have two children who adore digging holes and will mole their way down just fine. ;-)
 
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