Monday, March 03, 2008

Making dirt

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Eddie Wharton talks about his compost process at his home in Port Neches on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008. The compost is made of organic materials including leaves, grass, rice hulls and even fruit mixed with manure.

Eddie Wharton shows the level of development in part of his compost process at his home in Port Neches. He rotates the mixture through different phases to prepare it for eventual use in his garden.

Eddie Wharton examines the compost in his home garden in Port Neches. The retired DuPont engineer has applied science to the garden and created a winning combination for his plants.

Please read, "Dirt done right..." by Jane McBride.

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