All about composting

Are compost tumblers any good?

Also: What should I not put in a compost tumbler? Where is the best place to put a compost tumbler? Do I need a compost tumbler? For compost tumblers to be any good you need to know how to use them. Turning over a compost tumbler, will mix air into the composting contents. For this
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Is bokashi better than composting?

Also: Does Bokashi speed up composting? Can I use Bokashi in a compost tumbler? Can you feed chicken Bokashi? Maggots in my Bokashi bin If we want to generate an organic fertilizer from food-waste, then, direct composting is the better option. The Bokashi system of treating food-waste is not composting. The sludge generated from Bokashi,
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ow do I know my compost is working?

Also: Why is my compost full of flies? It’s easy to see if your compost is working as it should and there are ways to rectify issues when it isn’t. You will know that your compost is working well when you observe and consider the points made here:  Your compost shouldn’t be too wet Wet compost
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Do you need two compost bins?

Also: Why do we compost at home? How do you use compost? Most people who are minded to make compost will set up a single compost bin and start filling it. Then, after a while, you find that the compost bin is filling up and you need to think about where else you’re going to put
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Should I cover my compost pile?

Yes, you should cover your compost pile for two main reasons. Both are to do with weather elements. A compost pile that has no cover can become dried-out if you’re having a hot period of weather. Covering a compost pile will keep it shaded and help to retain moisture.  Also: Should a compost bin be in
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Can a grass clippings pile catch fire?

Also: How long does a compost pile stay hot? Yes. Any grass can catch fire in one big pile of grass clippings but it can only happen when a combination of circumstances conspire together to make it happen.  Here we’re looking at a phenomenon known as spontaneous combustion. This can happen when a pile of organic
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Compost problems

Also: What are the disadvantages of composting? Can you turn a compost pile too much? The target: To make compost that’s black and crumbly. It mustn’t be too wet or too dry. It mustn’t smell or be infested with flies. The thing about making compost is that it should be easy. After all, we’re only trying
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