Plan a Veg Patch

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Re: Plan a Veg Patch

Post: # 287612Post bonniethomas06 »

I have always found they get hotter, being all black plastic, than the pallet jobs? Certainly faster, if not as good compost. They do make turning it a bit tricky though.
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Post: # 287613Post diggernotdreamer »

Composting daleks work ok for small households. Compost bins do not need air or water from outside. If it is not working it is more likely that the mixture of materials is at fault.

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Post: # 287617Post ina »

Mine aren't black, but green; that is, one of them, the smallest, is black, but that composts even worse than the bigger ones. And I do mix the materials, but of course I have to use what I have.
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Re: Plan a Veg Patch

Post: # 287716Post Thomzo »

bonniethomas06 wrote:Are the wild birds a problem because they eat the chicken food?
I think so but also they can pass on diseases. Having said that, the robin is often in my chicken run and I don't think he's ever passed anything on to my lot.
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