Composting - How to start?

Julie_MI_Z5February 25, 2006

I bought a big black covered compost bin this month. Silly me to think it would come with instructions beyond assembly!

How do you start a compost bin in the winter? I can gather brown leaves and use fruit/vegetable scraps, but nothing green (like grass clippings). Somewhere I read you put in topsoil at the beginning?

All help appreciated. I was surprised not to find a composting forum on GW.

Thanks!

Julie

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rhythm

Check out the Soil, Compost and Mulch Forum. Be sure to check out the FAQs at the top of the SCM page.

HTH
RM

Here is a link that might be useful: SCM

    Bookmark   February 26, 2006 at 9:54AM
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Julie_MI_Z5

Thanks RM!

    Bookmark   February 26, 2006 at 5:04PM
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