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What should I compost?

Compost should be made up of the following:

  • Grass clippings (no lawn products)
  • Uncooked vegetable scraps
  • Weeds
  • Leaves
  • Vegetarian Manure (horse)
  • Small amount of soil
  • Water

You should NEVER add:

  • Anything cooked
  • Meat
  • Walnut leaves
  • Diseased plant parts

A compost pile can take 6 months to a year to break down. A composter speeds the process to as quick as 30 days.

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