All about composting

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.  So, here we think about how to deter rats from your garden. This almost an impossible task. There are so many ways in and, when
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Composting toilet

Composting toilet When I’ve mentioned or suggested doing anything like this the usual response has been people turning their noses up and either they pretend they didn’t hear or quickly change the subject to something else. We prefer to turn a lever or push a button that sends our waste on its way down a
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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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Worm composting

They are capable of consuming everything that tastes good to them but looks moulded or rotten to us. This is the world of worm composting. When you see a group of worms squirming around and over each other, you may think that this is organised chaos. You would be right, it is. They follow their
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What goes in a compost bin?

You have a range of waste materials that turn up as general household waste but you may be wondering where to put what. Somethings can be recycled for manufacturing and used again e.g. plastics, but you need to know which materials can be turned into compost. So, what goes in a compost bin? Anything that’s
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