Have some lasagna — for the garden

OVER THE GARDEN FENCE

Sheet mulching — often called lasagna composting — is an ancient cold composting method and an excellent way to convert grass to vegetable beds, create new or enlarge perennial borders, improve soil and soil structure and recycle organic material at home, all without a great deal of physical exertion.
Best started several months before you plan to use the planting area, now is a good time to sheet compost. The material will decompose slowly over the winter and be ready for planting in the sprin...

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