December 23, 2021
If you'd told me years ago that homemade compost can be ready to use in 21-24 days no matter the weather, I might have gone the extra mile to formulate it properly. Had I known it continues to be optimally bioactive for another six months, I would have distributed it as quickly as I made it, rather than letting it sit until it becomes glorified topsoil.
I tend to save things that are difficult or time-consuming to make or obtain. Hitherto, my compost took so long to mature that it was too special to use.
Now that I know everything in it is dead, I can casually spread my New York-made compos...