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Compost, a few q's

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by n00bGardener on April 19, 2006 11:20 PM
I've been doing a bit of research trying to get some tips to start a compost.. All the articles I have read say that the compost should be in a wood bin which I do not have.
What if I started it in a plastic bucket? Would that work?
Also, should the contents be chopped up in small pieces? (We were just away and a head of cauliflower went bad)

So I just put some soil in the bottom and add the stuff on top?
by johnCT on April 19, 2006 11:52 PM
A compost pile doesn't even need to be in a container at all.

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by peppereater on April 20, 2006 12:24 AM
I make wire bins about 3 feet across. John's right, if you don't have anything, just pile leaves, kitchen scraps (no meat) grass clippings etc. in a pile...you'll find lots of information in the section Organically Speaking.

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Dave
Even my growlights are getting restless!
by n00bGardener on April 20, 2006 04:11 AM
Oh, thanks guys..I'll check out the forum

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