cesca, I don´t bother to make compost anymore but I apply any new additions
of organic matter (raw) on top of the exixting mulch. it works beautifully
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cesca Beamish" <cescabeamish@...>
To: "Fukuoka_Farming" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 9:30 AM
Subject: [fukuoka_farming] thanks
> thanks to all who responded.
> its good to hear about other peoples variations of mulched raised beds
> I am in the process of wood chip mulching the pathways with pine chip -
> hoping for reduced weed germination
> I wish to aim to not buy in any fym. I have 13 ducks & chickens & lots of
> comfrey etc for compost.
> Do you remove your straw mulches to apply composts
> - apply it to transplanting holes
> - put it on top of 'old' beginning to rot down straw then a new layer on
> hope you don't mind so many questions !
> thanks again