Tom Gamlin

What does lime do to compost?

What does lime do to compost?

The basic reason for adding hydrated lime to compost is to reduce acidity. Compost that has a low level of acidity will rot faster. The benefit of adding lime to compost will continue through to the soil that the compost is applied to. Lime in the compost will help to reduce soil-acidity. Acidity is measured
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Can you put grass clippings in compost?

Can you put grass clippings in compost?

When you’ve finished mowing the lawn and you’ve emptied the clippings from the grass box for the last time of the session, you’re likely to be looking at a substantial heap of fresh grass clippings. Some people send this off to the dump just to get rid of it but those people should ask the
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What can you put in your compost bin?

What can you put in your compost bin?

For anyone who has never made compost before, the idea of storing up kitchen or garden waste, may at first, appear to be complicated. One of the first questions that you’re sure to ask will be what can you put in your compost bin? Put in a balanced mixture of ‘greens’ and ‘browns’. Put in
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