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another load of compost

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This is now my third load of compost over the past year from Lane Forest Products.  This time it was 3 units (22.5 cubic yards) of their "Blended Mint" compost.  It's great stuff!  I layered a few inches over my rhubarb mounds, and a week later it was full of earthworms.

The soil here is mostly about 3 feet of heavy clay over what I think is weathered sandstone (or possibly basalt) bedrock.  I have a little Mantis tiller that I use to mix the compost in to amend the clay.  The last shipment was 2 units last summer -- I went through that in a couple of months.  

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Chris Tennant

Chris Tennant

I co-founded Dream to Learn in 2013. I love the outdoors, growing and building things, and the challenge and beauty of writing computer code. I live in Eugene, Oregon with my wife Giuditta, my two kids Joshua and Rebecca, and our cats Sprinkie and Hugino.

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