Is this neat or what? I can't wait to try this. Article said particularly good for leafy vegs like lettuce, but not appropriate for root vegs. But any of you, like me, stuck in the city and strapped for cash, this gives us hope for having a garden of our own without spending much more than the cost of seed packets and the effort to track down some 5gal buckets...
Ha Ha Ha...welcome to the world of pee tea. However if you want the maximum nitrogen it should not be stored. The compost pile is a great place for it or you can side dress a row if you add the new found nutrients roughly dead center beween two row crops.
As early as cave man men have advised their mate to plant there...grows better there just a few steps from the cave entrance. LOL
I will fess up and agree that I may fit the "red necker" category. See here...a rule of thumb. "pee there compost tea there" but only if it's needed which is rare if one moves about like the rest of the animals in the kingdom. Only man tries to put it all into one ugly place. Think about that. Show me a sanitary system anywhere that is not a stinking miserable mess. :) The best free and wild discoveries use to grow along the railroad tracks...know why? :)
Seriously, I prefer the layering of components in the Fall - it works just like it's supposed to.
However, there are those times when speeding up the process would be nice.
Trying to strike a balance between the two is difficult. Trying to help a new gardener understand this all has been quite educational. She doesn't want to wait - she wants it ready now! I told her to check her impatience at the garden gate, or she'll implode from the weight of her frustration. Or, she could spend some seriously huge $$$ buying the chi-chi organic bagged topsoil: 2 cubic ft for $25.00!