Watch out, I'm going Green
In honor of today being St. Patrick's day, aka national wear your green day, I'm not only wearing green, I'm also going green. You know- Reduce, Reduce, Recycle (by the way my dad swears he came up with that phrase- but that story is for another time).
Here at the Rossman household we have finally have a yard waste container! This is big news considering that for the last 4 years we could not do yard waste/compost since we were at the condo. When we moved into the new house they had a garbage and recycle container in the backyard but no yard waste. What exactly did they do with their yard waste???
Anyway, as soon as the yard waste can got delivered I ran right out and bought a galvanized steel bucket to keep in our kitchen to collect all the compostable food scraps. It is amazing how little actual garbage we have now! I am pretty much recycling and composting everything in our house. I have only had it for a week and I am already talking about reducing our garbage can size (perhaps this is a bit premature, but I'm really excited).
Right now, the composted food scraps are going into the yard waste container, but once I actually figure out the whole gardening thing I am hoping to have an actual compost area in our backyard to use in the garden (the garden I don't have yet).
This is going to be especially important when I finally build my raised bed gardens for all my veggies I plan on growing. Like these:
Can someone let me borrow their green thumb?