Do you have any data on ' application ' of Aerated Vermi Compost Tea to Mangoes and benneficial outcomes .
Very informative site. Having been away for 5 weeks and returning to evidence of rats under and around the compost bin, I can testify to lack of human activity allowing the rats to get comfortable.
can i use dog manure in compost and mulching leaves?
What is the C and N ratio for coffee chaff?
It would seem that there should be no problem with passion fruit rinds. We are running a hot composting trial with a large Market...http://onedaytop.com/add-police-button-ios-11-coming-iphone/
No problem with the rinds but see the vote on the What Can I Compost page
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Rod - Very useful info on community composting. We are running a hot composting trial with a large Market Harborough allotment group.
Do you have details of community groups who have done this?
Can we compost store bought bird feed as the dry material along with vegetable and fruit peels?
Yes you can alongside many others that is shown on the internet. Many people don't know that there are other things that can be composted that doesn't show on the compost bi
I enjoyed researching this one and have enlarged added birdseed to the What can I Compost page
It would seem that there should be no problem with passion fruit rinds. It is best to cut them into small pieces if possible I have modified the What can I Compost section to include passion fruit
Thank you, I found this very useful. Can you please advise on passionfruit shell/skin for compost tumbler? Can this be added to it and should it be cut down into small pieces?
Thank you for your compiled, detailed list!
can I put very large hosters that I have just dug up in the compost heap?
You can compost plants that you have dug up including perennials flowers that you are dividing. It helps to chop them up and dry out the roots so that they do not grow in the bin
Very useful page! Is it safe to use Leylandii as a mulch when growing vegetables/ herbs? RHS list it as a skin irritant: would any of that get into the veg/ herbs?
The answer seems to be yes. Have a look at this page: http://www.carryoncomposting.com/416920213
I have found your list very comprehensive but would like to add remember to remove little fruit & veg stickers,they never lose their wording even after two years through the compost!
I am looking at Bokashi composting and am wondering if you can leave the Bokashi bin outside even if temperatures are cold? Also whether compostable bags can go in the Bokashi? Thanks
I have revised the Bokashi section to include winter composting. I have not tested them but would not put "compostable" bags in a Bokashi
The good news is that Woolcool sustainable insulator for food delivery is compostable.
Wool is also used with bracken to make a peat free commercial compost.
I have some cool wool insulation from Hello Fresh, can this be added to compost bins?
yes very helpful thank you
Very helpful. Thank you