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    Where to start with composting?


    What is the best way to get rid of garden waste quickly without bin collections? With grass cuttings piling up in the bin I need to know how I can start composting asap. Where is the best place for a compost bin? Do I even need a compost bin or can I just make a pile somewhere? What can I put in it??

    Asked by asa on 9th Apr 2020
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    AM Landscapes

    "You can set up bays where you put your green waste & eventually it will break down into composte, usually takes around 6 to 12 months to be effective"

    Answered on 5th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Household Man

    "All Depends on how much you will be recycling, how many in The House How big a Garden
    But for average Households the Council will Supply you with a Compost Bin F.O.C it’s a Plastic Type very Good.
    Need a Firm base such as Paving Stone so you can get ready available Compost out.
    Grass Cuttings very good, mixed with household food, the grass cuttings will heat and breakdown everything else.
    Worth purchasing Some Tiger Composting Worms, you can now get an accelerator
    But not necessary
    Hope this Helps

    Answered on 9th Apr 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    Dream landscapes

    "I recently did a job and they wanted a similar area but at low cost so I built one out of pallets they had screwed it all together as a box and they where very happy with it"

    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Rod’s Gardening Services

    "Ideally start your compost bin in spring and for best results combine a mixture of soft, green, nitrogen-rich material and dry, brown, carbon-rich material in roughly even quantities. The main rule is not to let one material dominate the heap.
    Good things to compost include vegetable peelings, fruit waste, teabags, plant prunings, fallen leaves and grass cuttings."

    Answered on 1st Sep 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    Jay Property Services

    "Start your compost pile on bare earth. ...
    Lay twigs or straw first, a few inches deep. ...
    Add compost materials in layers, alternating moist and dry. ...
    Add manure, green manure (clover, buckwheat, wheatgrass, grass clippings) or any nitrogen source. ...
    Keep compost moist.
    I keep my compost bin at the rear of the garden"

    Answered on 9th Apr 2020 - Member since Aug 2016 - report

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