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Bokashi soil factory

A Bokashi soil factory is a very simple arrangement and easy to do. The Bokashi treated waste is placed as a layer in a conventional compost bin on top of a layer of good quality soil. The Bokashi treated waste is often referred to as ‘pre-compost waste’. Another layer of soil is put on top
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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 toilet

Composting toilets appear to be all the rage among certain green-minded enthusiasts. 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
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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

Worm composting is the ultimate of all composting systems. Worms will always take composting to the highest level when making compost. 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
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