As my loyal readers may remember, we had basement flooding issues
soon after our return from Croatia.Rather than buy fill dirt, we regretfully used compost to fill in the
place where my husband had reshaped the landscape to encourage proper drainage.It seemed silly to buy dirt when we had
plenty.The Magician also seeded a
patch in our yard where the grass had died.
Where we had used compost, we have decently growing grass. You can just barely see the "trench" in the middle of the photo.
Where we did not use compost, we have a (slightly improved)