Would you pay $16 for a lemon tree, or $6 for a single mango?
Photo of a bee that has the face of a man with a beard.
Collecting leaves is a cheap and easy way to get all the carbon you need to make a perfect compost.
When I give tours of my place I’m usually asked why there are stalks of some dead plants all over the place. Now as unsightly as they are (normally explained away as ‘permaculture is in the eye of the beholder’), the stalks are the only above ground remains of the mighty Jerusalem Artichoke. By keeping …