Spent leaves in compost

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Spent leaves in compost

by skilfautdire » Jun 13th, '10, 19:51

Anyone know what spent leaves can bring in a compost heap ?

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Re: Spent leaves in compost

by kymidwife » Jun 13th, '10, 19:54

I don't know the science of it, but I throw spent leaves in my flower pots and garden beds all the time, and everything grows like crazy. :)

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Re: Spent leaves in compost

by debunix » Jun 13th, '10, 20:01

My worms certainly seem to turn them into castings with amazing speed. They are among the first things that vanish from the kitchen scraps that I feed to them.

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Re: Spent leaves in compost

by chittychat » Jun 14th, '10, 00:08

skilfautdire wrote:Anyone know what spent leaves can bring in a compost heap ?
Well they turn into compost, :o and give a nice soil once composted.

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Re: Spent leaves in compost

by nonc_ron » Jun 14th, '10, 11:19

debunix wrote:My worms certainly seem to turn them into castings with amazing speed. They are among the first things that vanish from the kitchen scraps that I feed to them.
My worms agree :D
That makes it Nation wide.

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by Proinsias » Jun 14th, '10, 11:21

nonc_ron wrote:That makes it Nation wide.
UK reporting in. Northern Hemisphere, check.

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