For the past year, I've been skipping the trips to take our family's compost to a farm, and I've just dumped the stuff (eggshells and raw veggie-parts only) in rotating sections of my small veggie garden. I smash the eggshells with a trowel (fun!), throw some dirt to mostly cover, and leave it alone. In a few months, I stir the mostly-decomposed mix around and plant some veggies there.
From the bit I've read about proper composting, this is not even "slow" composting, and certainly not hot. So I'm just calling it "slob composting." Is it even composting, though? It's probably not doing the whole microbe thing and getting to good humus. That said, my veggies are growing ever-more-beautifully on top of this stuff.
What do you think?
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