North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Traditional compost heap v compost bin?
I have had a traditional compost heap at the bottom of our garden for years. It is enclosed within a brick wall and is roughly 6' x 3' and about 3 to 4 feet deep sited on earth. Every year or two I have dug out the contents (below the worms which reside in the top 6" or so) and spread it on the garden. Inevitably I get a few weeds germinate from the compost but I understand that this is not unusual. My missus keeps bending my ear telling me that we should get a proper compost bin so that we would get better compost. Although our present compost never seems to heat up when decomposing, I am wondering if a bin would make a lot of difference.
Has anybody got any advice please?
- 6 Oct, 2011