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I have been advised that sawdust is not good for the garden, but wondered if this was correct or not. I use sawdust for chicken bedding and don't want the chicken manure to go to waste. Please advise.



I compost the sawdust from the rabbits in the normal compost bins. then that goes on the garden when i dig it in. so its not wasted but i dont use it fresh.

17 Sep, 2010


Sawdust (and wood chip) take nitrogen from the soil as they decompose. However if well composted first, at worst they make a good soil conditioner, and if mixed in with other composted oganic (and richer) matter, they're fine. Phil J

17 Sep, 2010

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