It’s week three of my windowsill ultimate composting experiment. The tiny celery stalks are now about four inches tall. The roots are becoming longer and more numerous every day. In fact, the results are so encouraging that I have added another specimen to the window. Add one more romaine heart
Several weeks ago I shared the disappointing results of my children’s compostable packaging experiment. In case you missed it, the results were notable for not showing any result at all. After two years in the compost heap, the vegetable scraps had been transformed into beautiful, lush compost for our garden.
Two years ago, my children and I decided to conduct a little experiment. That happens quite often here at 1840 Farm. In fact, it’s strongly encouraged. We started noticing a lot of compostable packaging on grocery store shelves and wondered just how quickly it would compost. We buried a few