Should I add seeds such as bird seed or weeds in to my compost bin?
I am unsure as to whether the seeds will break down or sprout in the compost & there appears to be different views on this on the internet. Thanks
Seeds break down by sprouting. Unless you are turning your compost very regularly they will sprout.
Do not add any type of weeds or seeds. Every time I add any kind of seeds to my compost bin, they end up sprouting. One year, I threw some squash seeds in, and the following spring, I spread the compost in my herb garden. I was picking squash seedlings out of the herb garden for months.
Most generally, seeds love compost so much that they will reward you freely with their bounty!
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