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Grass Clippings and Golf Course Sand

Hi. I recently got some grass clippings for my compost, but noticed that it has a bit of sand.....likely from the nearby golf bunker. Should I still mix

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Compost Bin and Soil Question

I began a compost bin a few weeks ago and placed Scott's lawn soil in it as my soil source. I have been reading a variety of reviews and I believe I may

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Bokashi and verimculture composter?

Can you add bokashi compost to a verimculture composting system? Does Bokashi Play Nice with Worms? Hi AT and thanks for your question. Bokashi composting

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Paper with Ink on It

Hi, I'm confused as to whether I can compost paper that (a) I have printed on i.e. has printer ink on it and (b) paper that I've written on i.e. has pen

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Do Worms Leave When Compost is Done?

I have a large round plastic compost bin similar to the photo though mine is slightly wider and bigger. I have lots of worms in the bottom that appeared

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Beginner Composting within a Forest

Hello! I recently bought a home that is surrounded by forest. I have been throwing sticks and pulled weeds into the forest, spreading them around. This

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Is Beekeeping Waste Safe for Worm Composting?

I am a beekeeper and I have some waste from beehives. Is beekeeping waste safe to use in worm composting? I have taken the wax from here and all that is

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Compost dirt and ants

My issue with compost ants is that we sift the dirt and mix it with other potting soil and it goes into plants in the hot house/greenhouse. My experience

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