A bale of hay was bigger than I thought it would be

when the bale is nice and dry again, I’m gonna spread out an old bedsheet in the driveway and see how much of the straw I can shake out of the roots to see how they grew through the straw.

then I’ll dig out the holes that my plants grew in this summer and dump all the straw in the holes. and between now and next spring, I’ll save my apple cores, cucumber peels, egg shells, moldy oranges, and stuff like that and throw it all in the holes too.