I’ve been slowly raking the live oak leaves as they fall, because I know my compost pile won’t see a bounty of browns like this until later this year. Having Spring-molting trees like live oaks gives Lowcountry composters like us a definite advantage, making it easier to maintain the proper chemical balance while our garden waste cooks.

In years past, I would have let the yard get thick with fallen leaves until I mowed them into powder in late March. Not this year – I’m feeding “the pile”. So if you’ve got a compost pile too, join me by not letting those live oak leaves get away!



1 Response to “Live Oak Leaves are Falling – Feed Your Compost!”

  1. 1 Angus

    Keep on working, great job!

    my page … biofuel.runbiodiesel.com (Angus)

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