kitchen waste to garden without composting

Asked May 25, 2020, 4:06 PM EDT

Thanks so much for answering 2 recent questions. Would it be ok to put kitchen waste items under the mulch around knock-out roses, encore azaleas, and various evergreen shrubs? I was thinking of raking the mulch away, laying down vegetable bits including 2" pieces of asparagus ends and also finely ground coffee and tea leaves. I would then rake the mulch over these items.

Henrico County Virginia

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