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By Great

London, United Kingdom Gb

I have turned out the rest of my composts bins. Some of it is well rotted and looks like compost should!! the rest of it is half decomposed. If I just level it out, Chuck plastic over it do you think it will be ready to accept my potted plants in 2 weeks??? Can not face doing any more now my back is killing me!!. This is linked to my question about cheating



I'd sprinkle some eathworm castings and alfalfa meal over it and water it in before covering it, Great. That should speed up the decomposition a bit. Pinholes for air penetration will probably help, too.

5 Apr, 2010


Ah thanks, where can I buy Alfalfa meal?? Alfalfa that's a green manure isn't it?

5 Apr, 2010


I'm not sure you can in the UK Great.

5 Apr, 2010


Oops! Didn't think of that possibility. Well, some other source of protein that's not animal based. I know! Cottonseed meal! No, wait.... : D

6 Apr, 2010

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