Light Rain and Breezy
40°FLight Rain and BreezyFull Forecast

Gardening tip

Published: Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST

To the Editor:

For those readers who garden and maintain a compost pile, I have a tip for you.

I recently have been adding tea party literature to my compost, and it really enhances the other garbage, such as egg shells, coffee grounds, etc. This is environmentally sound, and it keeps some garbage out of landfills.

Thank goodness the earthworms can’t read. It would make them ill.

Harold Wolden

Huntley

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Reader Poll

Have you ever checked the Illinois treasurer's website to see if you were owed money?
Yes, I found some
Yes, but no luck
No
No, but I'm going to now