All about composting

How do you speed up composting?

One of the things about making compost is that the words ‘composting’ and ‘speed’ don’t go together. I’ve been looking around to see if anyone has any ideas to add to my own because if there are ways of speeding up the process we need to know about them. So, How do you speed up
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Can I put moldy bread in compost?

A question that comes up from time to time is: can I put moldy bread in compost? The answer to this is yes you can. The mold will not adversely affect anything in a compost bin or tumbler. Adding anything that’s moldy to waste that’s destined to become compost will help with the process. The
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Tumbler composter vs bin

This is a question that’s going to come up for anyone thinking of starting to make compost. Here, we will look at some of the pros and cons of a tumbler composter versus a static bin. We will also consider the advantages of having both and working them together. So, let’s look at tumbler composters
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Compost on clay soil

If you have heavy clay soil you may find the going is tough when you try to dig it over and try to grow anything in it. You may may feel that the best thing you can do is to just grow grass on it and forget about growing anything else. One thing that will
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Hot composting in winter

Most of us know that making compost in warm weather is easy. The bugs that turn waste into compost are much more effective in warm temperature. But what about hot composting in winter, is it possible to convert green waste into compost in cold weather? You can make compost in the winter months but the
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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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