Turn the page: Old books make for good garden mulch
Planting books as mulch around coconut trees in his orchard, Clear Englebert is improving his soil while using books that would otherwise go to the dump. (Steve Mann/Special to West Hawaii Today)
Clear Englebert uses a pile of old books from the Kailua-Kona Library to mulch his orchard. (Steve Mann/Special to West Hawaii Today)
It came to my attention through an email from Pamela Wong, president of Friends of the Library, Kona (F.O.L.K.) that our Kailua-Kona Public Library is overloaded with books.
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