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I need to know how to start a compost pile..

Can you help me? I have a big tub that I am going to put stuff into. What do I start with? What is def. out?

 
mmmegan38

Asked by mmmegan38 at 1:50 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (5)
  • Remember not to add any toxic plants - poinsettias, oleanders, etc.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 2:50 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • i have compost pile, we put food scraps there and leaves, we turn it every few months
    raisingmen

    Answer by raisingmen at 1:51 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I know you can start with newspaper and dirt. It's good to have worms for airation.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 1:51 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Any food scraps except meat.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 1:59 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • leaves, grass clipping (that aren't treated with weed killers), sawdust (from non treated wood), any non-meat food scraps, including egg shells, coffee grinds & filters, newspaper (not the shiny ads), and some add dirt and worms, though I don't
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 2:00 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

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