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We have compost!

Post  GlassHen on 4/25/2011, 1:12 pm

I'm excited to report that we have compost this year! Smile Made entirely from kitchen scraps, garden leftovers and leaves.

Here's a picture from the bottom of the pile. (I'm sliding up the front door of our homemade, recycled-pallet bin.) Never thought I'd be this excited about dirt Smile

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Post  Furbalsmom on 4/25/2011, 1:14 pm

cheers Looks really good.

Nice to have compost when you really need it.
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Post  Old Hippie on 4/25/2011, 1:35 pm

Nothing like seeing that new compost for the first time!!

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Post  NHGardener on 4/25/2011, 2:55 pm

Ooh! I want to see a picture of your material in the box. Do you have one from the inside? (To compare with mine)
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Post  GlassHen on 4/25/2011, 3:16 pm

Here's a pic of the contents.....




We were gone over the holiday weekend so there's not much as far as "green" kitchen scraps on top right now.

Here's a closer shot. You can see some watermelon rines from last week...

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Post  NHGardener on 4/25/2011, 3:20 pm

Ooohhhhh. Beautiful....

Great to know that your inside photos will turn into black compost at the bottom! My compost innards look a lot like yours, so I'm hopeful.
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Post  GlassHen on 6/14/2011, 9:03 pm

I sifted some of our compost pile today and ended up with two 18-gallon totes worth. I had a good laugh by myself since one of the bins was marked "Xmas". Sure did feel like it to me Smile

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