compost heap


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compost heap

a pile of vegetable material which is allowed to break down through decomposition by microorganisms, and is subsequently used to improve the fertility of garden soils.
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However, there are a number of items which are a no-go as far as the compost heap is concerned.
With a compost heap, not only can you reduce your waste levels but you can harvest the perfect plant and soil food for free.
It would do wonders along with the comfrey for our compost heap.
You assemble a compost heap from nitrogenous materials such as manures and spent crop plants, mixed with carbonaceous ones such as leaves and straw.
Continue to cut down faded herbaceous perennials and add to the compost heap ?
Mitch took a liking to the three-day old rabbits when they were brought into Capricorn Animal Rescue in Padeswood, Flintshire, after being found in a compost heap.
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Peeing on the compost heap can help fertilise gardens and save on flushing the lavatory, a UK charity has urged.
If you have a yard, an ideal way to return as much organic matter as possible to the soil is to build your own compost heap. Compost is "ecological," easy to make, and your plants will love you for it.
The device creates no toxic gas emissions and the remaining byproduct, glycerin, is fit for the compost heap or for a waste oil burner.
But the pastor, once again, ignored their advice-which was that instead of a grotto, he should install a compost heap, perhaps as a token of homage to what they possibly regard as a more relevant mother, the earth?