Composting sawdust

My dad came to visit yesterday and he brought me a gift – a few bags of sawdust from a sawmill near his home (he says they have mountains of the stuff!).

Achieving a healthy compost balance

Good compost results from a healthy balance between nitrogen-rich ‘green’ materials and carbon-rich ‘brown’ materials. Different types of materials and proportions affect the rate of composting and this is more an art than a science. Too much nitrogen and the contents will be wet and smelly; too much carbon and it will be too dry …

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Improve your compost

Maintaining a healthy compost comes down to five basics. These include the ingredients that you put into your compost, the size of the material, moisture, temperature and air.

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