bunn (bunn) wrote,

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When I make compost, I carefully make a giant sandwich of grass cuttings, finely chopped and shredded woody stuff and soft green weeds. 

So WHY is it  when I come to take the heap apart, I find it's mostly composed of horrible ropy ivy stems, straw, enormous woody twigs and couch grass roots????

I've put all the manky stuff back into the second heap to stew.  But I do now have a heap a couple of feet tall and 3 feet square of good quality brown stuff.  Hurray!
Tags: compost, garden

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