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Posted by gatorbone 8 (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 17, 12 at 15:48

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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RE: Composting

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.

RE: Composting

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

RE: Composting

Thanx to you both for the info.

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