paul wheaton wrote:
Hmmmm .... I would be a little cautious about using leaves instead of hay for a ruth stout technique. The leaves can mat and choke out air and water. Maybe mixing in lots of twigs and sticks would mitigate this.
Brenda Groth wrote:
actually it can break them down quite a lot..esp if they are damp when they are bagged..the bags keep the moisture in so they don't dry out..