• Bare Patch to Beautiful Lawn: The Power of Compost

Have you ever stared at a barren patch of your yard and wondered if it would ever grow anything but weeds? I know I have! Last fall, I decided to take action and transform a stubborn patch of dirt next to our mailbox. This area was a constant battle. Grass just wouldn't grow there, and even sod gave up the fight. But I had a secret weapon: compost.

For those who aren't familiar, compost is a magical concoction made from kitchen scraps and yard waste. It's like black gold for your garden, packed with nutrients that help plants thrive.

So, here's what I did:

  1. Cleared the Clutter: First, I said goodbye to the weeds and patchy grass.

  2. Black Gold Blanket: I spread a full inch of our homemade compost over the cleared area.

  3. Seeded for Success: Then, I sprinkled grass seeds on top of the composty goodness.

  4. Nature Took Over: That's all it took! Mother Nature and the power of compost did the rest.

Now, just take a look at the photo! The once-barren patch is now a vibrant green section of our yard. It's a testament to the amazing power of compost.

Composting is a win-win: you reduce waste and get amazing fertilizer for your garden. It's easy to get started, and the results, as you can see, are incredible.

So, if you have a sad patch of dirt in your yard, don't despair! Consider the black gold route and create your own composting success story!


Join our Composting Class

Saturday, April 6, 2024
9:30am - 10:30am

Mason Public Library
(Parkhill Room)
200 Reading Rd,
Mason, OH 45040.




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