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Composting?

Posted: 21/10/2013 at 09:43

Ginglygangly- Thank you for your detailed response I cannot wait to give it ago now. I will try the bran system as I do want something that is economical as well as compact I am sure I can find space for the 20kg bran bag to start with. I just want a system that can look neat and tidy as well as helping me out in the garden/kitchen.

It sounds like you have an efficient system up and running….

Did it take long for your composting to have a positive effect on the quality of your soil/plants? I am not hoping for miracles instantly but as you I have a city-garden but it seems to have little attention and is taking some time to get the nutrients back in to the soil. I will get started straight away and hope I can start getting some of my composted material into the boarders/raised veg plot by the spring time.

Composting?

Posted: 02/10/2013 at 14:47

Well I would like to improve the quality of my borders around my grass, otherwise I would bin it. My soil is awful and my plants don’t do very well at all. I was hoping to improve the quality so that I have better looking flowers come next summer.

Our local council have also suggested composting organic waste would be better than putting it into landfill.

Composting?

Posted: 02/10/2013 at 12:47

Not big at all I have a patio area and then a small grassed area, nowhere to hide one of those large compost bins.

I do not have a shed either

I looked at Urban Composter http://www.greenvelvetlawnseed.co.uk/product.asp?product_ID=562

But does it do it any better than a small bin/container?

Composting?

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 20:06

Found this whilst searching... makes an interesting read not sure how much to read into it

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2440183/Dangerous-bacteria-present-compost.html

Jalapeno Jelp

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 19:50

Does anyone know if these chilli plants will last over the winter months if they are brought inside?

Living Walls

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 19:44

Sorry, i wasn't aware i was breaking any rules here, it is just a product i have seen and like the look of. I do not think they let users remove past posts.

Composting?

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 19:43

Thanks Bob, how about the ones that you keep in the kitchen and add some kind of activating solution to? are they worth the money.

Ive seen some for about £45...

Good nice looking water butt advice?

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 16:52

flowering rose- make sure you clear it out once in awhile as soil ,muck and midges will settle in it.So once in awhile at the beginning and end of season clean out .don’t let the water stagnant.”

 

How often would you recommend this? Yearly?  Would the water inside if stagnant be safe to use on a salad garden so not to waste the drained water…..

Composting?

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 16:47

I have really poor soil so thought it might be a good idea to start composting my vegetable waste from the house. I don’t have space for a large composting unit so want to start small and see how it goes. How long will it take for organic matter to break down? Will I have some for next spring if I start now?

Living Walls

Posted: 01/10/2013 at 11:54

What about a rainwater terrace- great product saves rainwater as well as providing space for vertical planting... perfect for dull back yards with little space.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/104459467928580623172/104459467928580623172/posts

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Composting?

Wheres the best place to start when you dont have much room.. 
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