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Do you compost?

I want to

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Liveyourlifeval

Asked by Liveyourlifeval at 6:26 PM on Nov. 14, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Yes. We have a fairly large compost bin in our garden. We keep a bucket in the kitchen for plant based scraps (we put animal protein in because it will attract rodents and our bin is too small to get hot enough to repel them.) We produce enough for our garden, which is fairly sizable, each summer.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 6:43 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Thank you!
    Liveyourlifeval

    Comment by Liveyourlifeval (original poster) at 6:44 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Yes, have been for years. I also have a lidded bucket in my kitchen to collect food scraps & trimmings (fruit & veggies only, but no potatoe or citrus peels). I also add dry leaves, grass clippings, crushed eggshells, coffee grounds, tea bags (remove the staples), plant trimmings & weeds that haven't yet gone to seed.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 7:00 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • no i dont', but i think it's a great idea. good luck
    Ambie0526

    Answer by Ambie0526 at 2:53 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I had a beautiful pile of composted soil in the back yard which I had worked on for years. One day I came home to find that my DH had placed his new shed right on top of it. Pissed doen't even come close.
    depressedmom65

    Answer by depressedmom65 at 3:26 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I tried it a couple of years ago, but it attracted mice. :-(
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 7:08 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

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