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View Poll Results: What type of compost bin do you use?

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  • Wooden box

    16 30.19%
  • Cone

    9 16.98%
  • Top-add bottom-empty

    23 43.40%
  • Tumbler

    2 3.77%
  • Other bin type

    5 9.43%
  • Wormery

    9 16.98%
  • Bokashi

    4 7.55%
  • Something else

    8 15.09%
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    I have a wooden box made from re-cycled pallets and two of the councils black cones.
    The box is 3' x 5' and about 4' high, the front is held on with screws.
    So I fill the box with kitchen waste and garden waste. And at the end of the year fork this out into the two cones (on each side).

    I ensure that some worms end up in each and start the cycle again.
    The stuff that comes out the cones is finished.

    I use it half and half with commercial compost. In my herbs pots I half fill with DIY and top off with commercial.
    Last edited by Jimmy; 10-08-2008 at 12:57 PM.

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    I have two at the moment. A plastic blackwell bin and one that i made out of old pallets and wood. The plastic one i use for my spent hops. The other for straw and general veg matter.
    good Diggin, Chuffa.

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    i wish mine was as neat as all of yours as we just have a 3 big piles. In fact we have been known to get some one to remove the big piles somewhere else. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by aud View Post
    i wish mine was as neat as all of yours as we just have a 3 big piles. In fact we have been known to get some one to remove the big piles somewhere else. lol
    Piles are good! (Well not as in haemoroids!)
    My Majesty made for him a garden anew in order
    to present to him vegetables and all beautiful flowers.- Offerings of Thutmose III to Amon-Ra (1500 BCE)

    Diversify & prosper



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