Quick Compost Sifting for the Cheap and Lazy

In need of a quick fix of compost, I just sit a milk crate on top of a plant bucket of just the right size…

Dump in some compost and shake. I like to pull off the stuff that rises to the top and get it out of the way of the real magic…

I scored enough compost to fill a couple 2 gallon plant cans in under 5 minutes.

Sure, it’s not finely screened- but it still works like crack for plants. Trust me.

Forum, yo.

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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens. She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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