Full bin heating nicely.Must collect fresh horse manure.So good for the compost.
I stole, I mean I was inspired by, luckygal's posting on the Compost Feedings thread.
Please add your own!(1st line 5 syllables, 2nd line 7 syllables, 3rd line 5 syllables)
Shredded newspaperblows off of the compost pile.Neighbors mad again.
Bear upset the bincompost must now be buriedworms are so well fed.
So it's green not brownDoes it like Bread in Compost?I really hope so
I'm too lazy tomicromanage compost piles.Let them rot in peace.
Go turn the damn pileJim. You made it too heavywith all that grass, dear.
Yep, I said "bring kelp"My kids brought a big bagful'Post critters say "burp"
Spiders, ants and waspsmake a creepy, crawly pile.Halloween in June.
Is it correct toCrook ones pinkie when servingTea to the earthweb?
Lazy cold compostTakes a year to decomposeStill gives me black gold
No need to crook one'spinkie, but one must use theproper compost fork.
What would Emily Com-Post dictate when serving tea?Worry way too much
Mother Nature makescomposting look sooo easyOld pros can do that
She's been at this gigFor countless eons of timeWatch her well and learn
simplify [times three]observe, listen and practiceHer subtle lessons
Dont sweat the smallstuff. Couldn't be easier orharder; or neither
I suspect MotherNature is somewhat amusedby compost wackos.
All this talk about"greens" and "browns" and UCG'sis beside the point.
She smiles, though, and thanksus for feeding her good soil.She knows we mean well.
But she rolls her eyesat all our calculations."Pile it up and wait."
haiku thing is funStarting to count sylablesIt is easier than
Balancing comp mixFor instance can you tell brownFrom green which is which?
OK calm down, BarbTis not that complicatedThirty C, one N
Not complicated?Are you a simple clownster?Worse yet, charlatan?
World peace easierThan unanimity onComposting methods
Be nice, compostersThe Blind Men and The ElephantWere adamant, too
Back to etiquette.Used paper coffee cups arebest (UPCC).
UPCC areoften found in UCG.Also good for tea.
Come gather and sharecompost tea ceremony.First step to world peace.
Claire, ditto your wordsFrom your mouth unto God's earServe comp tea all 'round
Get'n way, way tooSerious. Time to aerateHaiku versary
Versary, you say?That word in dictionary?Or haikuary?
In holes freshly dugBlack gold shoveled in deepMy Tomatoes home
Berryman with hisBread 'posting grin, twits anapatEeew! rotting bread
Fie! Berry 'm lad,Speak'n now like yer mother:Not too old to spank
Good clean fun ya say?Sure and begorrah I knewYe meant no meaness
Bits found in back threads:My compost has flies, it isMoldy, skinky, cold
It's too wet, and worseIt is not breaking down at allWhat's a quick fix?
And your response is:YOUGOTTABEKIDDINGMESmiling all the while
Cold, cold compost piledoesn't care what people say.Leave it be, it's fine.
Rot! All ye blightersLeaves, trash, trimmings and what notRot . . . to resurrect
Hot, hot coffee grounds!Fresh from Starbucks filters!Now pile can get warm.
You see the new thread?Compost Limericks. YIKERS!Can't rhyme moon and joon
Only limericksI've heard would make a sailorblush a rosey red
Nothing venturedMight as well try the rhym'nWhat rhymes with compost?
The purists opineSome haiku just doggerelYours Fifi, mine Spot?
Those that like fun thingsCare not those that create limitsTo pleasure others find.hortster
'Maters, 'taters, cornLettuce, okra, kholrabigrowth secret? Compost
Is compost reallyAs great as they say it is?Answer: Jack's beanstalk
Tell me another taleWasn't born yesterday mornRot turns to black gold?
trash to elixer?How long has this been happ'n?Since earth created
"What rhymes with compost?"Mostly what I hear is "boast"."My pile is better!"
Kitchen compost pailis full and redolent (it stinks).Time to trot outside.
Rotters think alikeMy garbage bucket reeks fromCA to MA and back?
Yesterday's bucket'Bout knocked me on my bumComp pile said "Merci"
My 'post talks to me?Won't admit to just anyoneBut fellow 'poster
Won't think its crazyFurther more, I talk right backKeep that secret OK?
Oh Claire, bite your tougue,"My pile is better" ain't boast'nIf it is the truth
'Cause we must admitNature deserves the creditFor every comp pile
One must walk a linebetween "My pile is better"and "MY PILE IS BEST!".
Now I've seen it allSoldier composts when deployedWacko to the max!
Here is a link that might be useful: Soldier brings composting know-how to Kandahar
A populationDenser than New Yawk CiteeIn my small back yard
Bacteria andFungi by tens of thousandsCreate uber-post
Laughing too hard toSend much deserved kudosTo rhym'n 'posters
Compost limericksReveal that composters areFaciley funny
Content to be mereLurking composting haikuerTalk'n trash is fun
Small boy visitinggazed scornfully at my pile -proclaimed it "litter".
Claire, teach that small boyHow to apply his own "gold".Whole new attitude!
Small boy goes home soonto land where tidiness rules.Best not to corrupt.
For now is enoughto dump shredded newspaper -compost can be fun.
His father told himthat compost is "recycling",small boy accepts that.
Daughter dubs my pileOf composting organicsA rat restaurant
Cafe de rotting stuffThe best garbage in our townTended by whacko
Break hardwood leaves downBrew into nutritious teaElephant ears, "Mmmmmm"
Peat moss, compost andExpanded shale will fill myNew Square Foot Garden
Compost pile awakesas winter's grasp is broken.Decay runs rampant.
Layers green and brownTurn it, feed it 'til it steamsWonderful black gold
In Mickey D's withmy compost pail. Customerslook on with pity
In Mickey D's withmy compost pail. Customerslook on with *envy*!
bwaaa haaa haaa haaa!
In Starbuck's hopingfor grounds but pail is empty.Someone got there first!
The Cult of Compost:A righteousness of rotting.Gods? The very worms!
Yes, it is a very old thread, but it was so much fun. Read and enjoy!
Winter's cold abates
Soil food web, sluggish, murmurs
Let us make compost
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