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I have been eagerly adding to my compost bin for the 3rd year now, yet I still have no compost!?


All additives have been carefully monitored, I have even gone well out of my way to source some of the best ingredients, including seaweed etc. I dug a hole under the bin & covered with mesh, as recommended with the instructions & have been careful not to clog up the air flow with grass. Can anyone possibly shed any light as to when I might finally produce some usable compost? When I open the door there is mainly rotting material visible, even some items which have not even properly decomposed. Any help or advice would be very much appreciated!

 

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Liz Elias (DzyMsLizzy) says

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    keepitnatural 2 years ago

    Thanks, I had wondered about digging up a bag of natural compost from in the woods in the meantime!


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    keepitnatural 2 years ago

    It is in direct sun almost all day & steams in summer if I remove the lid. I haven't been stirring it though & have often added fruits & veg. whole. I will try chopping them up from now on & thank you, I will check out his hubs now :-

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