Tag: gardening

Leek Nibblers and Compost Jumpers

The animated fifth grader, laughing, dragged me toward the wire-framed bin at the edge of the woods where we compost weeds and spent plants. “Look,” she giggled, “we have compost jumpers.” Sure enough, the bin was almost full of pea vines and gone-to-seed lettuce and, on top of that, three bouncing little kids. — –the compost jumpers. This was a…