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Saturday July 04 , 2020

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Composting Made Easy - a Blue Daisy Guide

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Compost is something that we're always being asked about so in response to all those questions you have we've put together a downloadable Blue Daisy guide - Composting Made Easy.

foodwasteWe tell you what you need to compost, what to put into your compost, and answer the following questions and more:

  • How often do I need to turn the compost?
  • How long does it take to make?
  • How do I know when it’s ready?
  • If I’m leaving my compost to ripen where do I put all the compostable material I continue to generate?
  • I heard that rats are attracted to compost – is that right?
  • Can I add weeds to my compost heap?

So, if you want to know the answers to these questions and more please download your Blue Daisy Guide - Composting Made Easy here.

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Get Composting & Saving Water

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It is that time of year when activity in the garden has slowed down but you can still plan ahead.

I'm not going to try and convince you to save water or make your own compost because there is so much in the press about it at the moment explaining how it can save you money and look after the environment.

Instead I'm going to point you in the right direction to get hold of composters and water butts especially if you have made some New Year resolutions to be a bit more self sustaining and reduce the amount of waste you create.

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