Composting is a must for a full-time resident of our little island. There is a pack-it-in-pack-it-out necessity if you don’t want to be buried under your garbage. Besides that, the topsoil is thin,acid, and resting on stone or clay. If you are planning to have daffodils under your firs, or anything else you had better start turning your organic wastes to black gold.
Sorry — the photos for this article were mistakenly deleted. I may post them again and so have left the titles to help guide me.