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 A Brief Intro to Composting
Types of Composting The first question many beginners ask is 'What is the best bin?' The first question should be, 'What do you want to do?' Look at what materials you want to get rid of or have access to, and how much compost you want or need
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 Questions about urine in compost
       • Posted by: PianoFury Florida Zone 9 on Wed, May 16, 12 at 15:17
              • 47 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, May 23, 12 at 15:50
I have never used urine in compost before, but I need a Nitrogen source. I read that human urine is NPK around 18-2-5 which sounds like rocket fuel for composting (super concentrated green matter). I tried to search the archives, but spent hours
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 Urine as Fertilizer
       • Posted by: gooseberryfool Zone 6b on Wed, Jan 5, 11 at 11:44
              • 69 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 2, 13 at 11:36
I am looking into this and would love for those who use urine as fertilizer to join in. Please, if you have nothing good to say about it, don't bother posting, I just want to talk with those who are familiar or interested in it to participate.
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 Human Urine
One of those
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 Cat Urine in Compost?
       • Posted by: Angeline84 2b on Sat, Feb 25, 12 at 22:16
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Sep 2, 13 at 16:05
Hi everyone - I've been a long-time lurker to this forum and you guys have seriously inspired my composting addiction! But, now I have a question... I have a cat who is a little upset that we recently moved to a house (yay for getting to star
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 will adding urine daily heat up my compost pile?
       • Posted by: Celbrise none on Sun, Sep 9, 12 at 0:17
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Dec 9, 12 at 13:46
it's mostly carbon and lately i have been trying to fix it by adding more nitrogen via food scraps and urine and also aerating the pile it has been working but the pile still has not heated up/isn't cooking. i was wondering should i start adding u
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 How much urine is enough - or too much?
       • Posted by: ernie85017 9 phx on Sun, Aug 5, 12 at 15:03
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 6, 12 at 16:42
I am experimenting with diluted urine as a fertilizer. Is there any way to calculate amounts needed for growth? Without over feeding/under feeding. Any ideas? Follow-Up Postings: RE: How m Return to the Soil Forum |
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 NPK, running short?
       • Posted by: pnbrown z6.5 MA on Thu, May 10, 12 at 7:28
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 15, 12 at 15:52
Figured I'd start a thread about capturing personal effluent. It's a very important subject. Just as more people are living today than have ever lived, so more N has been fixed in the past 15 years than in the rest of human history. Staggering, hu
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 Pee bucket
       • Posted by: mean 4A on Mon, May 7, 12 at 10:30
              • 35 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 10, 12 at 23:18
I keep a pee bucket in my garden shed. At night I will deposit directly on the pile, and in the past I used to use an old gatorade bottle to transfer the deposit during the day. I have moved this year to having a 5 gallon bucket. I have a secon
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 Beginning with the end in mind
Hello everyone. I've just begun researching composting, and I was surprised that googling
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 Liquid composting?
Alright folks here is my dilemma. I have roughly 7 gallons of
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 How much pee is enough for 55 gallon barrel of compost?
       • Posted by: avgusta 7b on Tue, Nov 19, 13 at 14:42
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jan 1, 14 at 11:00
That is the question!:))) The barrel is full of grass clippings, shredded leaves, coffee, kitchen wastes. I am rolling it every day, or every other day, or several times a day. Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Soil Forum
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 March 2012 What have you fed your compost today?
       • Posted by: joepyeweed 5b IL on Tue, Mar 13, 12 at 21:43
              • 89 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 21, 12 at 21:31
I noticed some compost newbies asking questions about what can be composted. I know sometimes these threads may get old, but I think they are good for newbies, so I am starting another one. Looking back, it appears that November was the last tod
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 We already knew this
       • Posted by: rouge21 5b on Mon, Dec 24, 12 at 22:28
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Dec 28, 12 at 18:31
Nepalese farmers using urine to maximize yield Here is a link that might be useful: Farming in Nepal Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Soil Forum | Post a Follow-Up We already knew this Posted by rouge21 5
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 Anyone use rabbit or guinea pig manure with success?
       • Posted by: makk2 PA on Tue, May 13, 08 at 10:45
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jan 21, 13 at 0:08
I have two rabbits and a guinea pig (house pets) which produce a lot of waste. I am a new composter and am wary of using the litter box waste, as rabbit urine has A LOT of ammonia in it. From reading on this site, it appears that ammonia is fine
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 Danger of Horse Manure
       • Posted by: dirtydan on Fri, Apr 2, 10 at 12:52
              • 28 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jun 20, 12 at 11:35
Here in north Los Angeles County we have practically unlimited amounts of composted horse manure available for free on Craig'slist. It seemed like a good deal to me so I filled up my truck and headed home with a load. Most discussions regard
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 Stalled
       • Posted by: jrmckins Raleigh, NC on Sun, Apr 15, 12 at 22:42
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 30, 12 at 6:48
My first pile started off great. Nice and hot. Nice, fast progress. Now it seem stalled. How do I know if I need more browns or greens? I started with a bale of straw and some old leaves. To that I added grass clippings and kitchen scraps. I
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 help composting turning?
       • Posted by: Celbrise none on Tue, Oct 9, 12 at 19:55
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Oct 29, 12 at 14:47
i have a compost pile made up of clippings of dead plants and leaves and it's not hot composting so it hasn't finished. but i been adding urine to the compost and it has been composting slowly and fine the thing is my compost is in a make shift co
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 ??? - Grass Clippings with Dog Waste
       • Posted by: JWW_1 8B / 9A on Wed, Apr 17, 13 at 9:16
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 19, 13 at 14:06
Our back yard is free range for the dogs. And I don't always get the the land mines picked up from the yard. My question is: Should I compost the grass clippings from the back yard for use in the veggie garden. I recently started composti
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 Favorite soil additive?
       • Posted by: Raw_Nature 5 OH on Tue, Mar 26, 13 at 0:31
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 1, 13 at 1:58
- what is your favorite thing to add to your soil(top dress,till,doesn't matter) -Why do you like it? - how do you apply it? Example - My favorite thing is topdressing with compost because it does so much for the soil, microorganisms, wate
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