Composting

gatorbone(8b)November 17, 2012

I am just now stating a compost pile, am starting with a boatload of sycamore leaves. I have 2 questions. Will live oak leaves be too acidic for good compost? And is it advisable to use spanish moss in the compost. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

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carolb_w_fl(zone 9/10)

You can use it all - tho I think the live oak leaves may be slower to decompose than others. I understand Spanish moss is high in nitrogen...?

Shredding the tougher stuff will help it break down faster.

    Bookmark   November 18, 2012 at 10:19AM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

There is a soil/compost forum, if you want a ton of reading material...

    Bookmark   November 19, 2012 at 10:18AM
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gatorbone(8b)

Thanx to you both for the info.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 8:52PM
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