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Independence, KY
beginner 2020
May 27, 2020 8:41 PM CST
I am a beginner gardener saving food scraps for composting in a bucket. Should I be refidgerating them until I get enough or can I keep them in a bucket for a few weeks at a time or longer until I get the correct ratio I need for my tumbler? Thanks.
Name: Rj
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May 27, 2020 8:43 PM CST
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I would put them in your tumbler now and add as you go along.
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Name: Lynda Horn
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May 28, 2020 1:18 AM CST
I agree And be sure to add some dry material, too, such as leaves or shredded newspaper.
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