Here’s a confession for you: I have yet to successfully grow an actual heap of compost for our garden. One reason (or is it an excuse?) is that I’m intimidated, having never really delved into the necessary combination of carbon, nitrogen, and other plant matter. The real reason, though, is probably because I haven’t made much of an effort. Compost takes a bit of time and I’m not sure I have the patience or wherewithal for that during this time in my life.
Instead, I’ve been making this wreaking jar of goodness a few times a week. It’s quick and simple and hasn’t killed anything yet, so I figure something’s going right. Right? Oh, and everything I’ve put this stuff on is not only still alive, but seems to be doing well.
This compost tea uses up two common kitchen scraps that most of us use on a daily basis and it’s dead simple to make.