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Composting tea bags

Can You Compost Tea Bags? Nearly everyone who drinks tea, uses tea bags. What do we do with the soggy leftovers? Most people put them in the bin to go to landfill but there is an alternative. Composting tea bags is an option. Yes, you can make compost from tea bags which is good news
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Grow potatoes in a bin

If you like the idea of growing your own vegetables, you don’t have to stick with convention. Some gardeners are having considerable success growing vegetables in bags or bins. It’s very easy to grow potatoes in a bin. This is one of the easiest things that you can do in the garden. Especially if you
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Can you put cooked meat in compost?

When we’re disposing of waste food most people know that vegetable waste will safely rot down into compost in the right conditions. There is, however, some doubt when disposing of cooked meat which often turns up as leftovers on the plate. So, can you put cooked meat in compost? Yes you can but you must
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Balcony compost

OK you’re thinking about making compost out of kitchen waste in your apartment or condo. Specifically on your balcony where you may have a little extra space that’s just outside your regular living space. We could, if we wanted, go on and on about how everyone should make compost from food waste rather than sending
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Snakes in compost bin

I don’t like snakes, I don’t know enough about them and I’m guessing that most of you feel much the same way. The trouble is that there is a risk that, at some point, we’re going to come face to face with a snake. Depending on where you are in the world you may, at
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How to deter rats from garden

There are more rats around than most people know about. They are secretive and artful. They can also do a lot of damage if we allow them to flourish unhindered. The bad news is, deterring rats from your garden is an almost impossible task. There are so many ways in and when they arrive, their
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Composting

What is composting? Composting is the converting of organic material that was once living into a black crumbly material which is of immense use as a natural fertilizer for growing plants. These could be flower plants or vegetables and the waste from these can then be turned into compost at a later date. So with
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