Dealing with composting problems

Dealing with composting problems

Discover common problems faced by gardeners when composting, and how to prevent them, in this No Fuss video guide with David Hurrion.


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Good compost is made by combining an even mix of green (nitrogen) and brown (carbon) waste. If you add too much green waste, nitrogen builds up and the compost becomes sludgy. If there’s too much brown material then there’s not enough nitrogen, and the compost remains dry and doesn’t break down.

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