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Where do you put your composter?

Post  Windmere on 4/29/2013, 10:09 pm

Hi everyone. My wife bought me a compost cage as a gift:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017XY3HK/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Where would be the best place to put it? I have sunny and shady locations on a concrete slab on on just plain old ground.

All you composting mavens, let me know your thoughts?
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Re: Where do you put your composter?

Post  yolos on 4/29/2013, 11:40 pm

Directly on the ground so the worms can come up into the pile to help break down the compost. I was told to put my compost bin where it received shade in the summer and sun in the winter. I put it under an oak tree that shed its leaves in the winter. that worked real well except the roots from the tree liked the compost pile. So I quickly moved it away from the tree so it now gets afternoon shade in the summer and full sun in the winter.
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