Composting Question


Old 06-03-08, 06:22 PM
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Composting Question

I just started my first compost pile.How long should it take to heat up with daily aeration?
It's in a bin appx. 2' round & it's about 2' deep after wetting it down.
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Old 06-03-08, 11:14 PM
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do weekly areation untill it heats up. the heating up depends on the amount of green material. some will start heating up on the second day. use a compost thermometer to check the core temp.

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