It's the Same Old Song...COMPOST
It’s the same old song… compost…compost…compost. This month I have an excellent source of nutrients to add to the compost…Rabbit droppings! I’ve saved the contents of Clover’s hutch everyday when I clean it…and it is cooking nicely… can’t wait to see the results…. The bedding is the carboniferous part…the droppings the organics…the urea soaked littlebox contents are mineral rich (lots of Calcium) and I’ve tossed in some kitchen scraps for good measure.. it’s just that turning it is a bit of a nightmare… sniff …sniff.
Well I can smell it so I guess the anaerobes are getting the upperhand… time to add some grit and a clod or two of dried pulverized limey clay. The bedding is aspen shreds and they don’t appear to break down without a fight… time to get out the black plastic bags…lol. Going to try a trick I heard of: put compost in a black plastic bag and put it in the sun… turn it regularly and inside of two weeks should have the real stuff!! At the rate Clover manufactures the raw materials …I could have all the compost I need by November!!!
- 17 Jul, 2008
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