Compost Heap At Capacity

With more trimming and weed yanking, and lots of coffee grounds, my compost bin was getting pretty full. Plus there was a large differential between the lower half, which is churning away nicely, and the fresh material on top.

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  • Scott Leslie 7y

    Do you turn the bin at all? Water it? Both can greatly assist the speed at which composting takes place and the even-ness of the pile
  • Alan Levine 7y

    Oh hell yes. I turn it almost weekly and water almost as much as the garden. It takes a long time in the dry climate here, but it does work (as you know, I was inspired by seeing it done on Vancouver Island). I have worms active in this pit, they found it on their own.
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Taken on May 25, 2008
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