In-Place Composting: What a great idea

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In-Place Composting

By orchidgal
November 22, 2014

If you are in the habit of throwing your kitchen waste down the garbage disposal, you are wasting valuable nutrients that would make your flowers and vegetables thrive. So, if you only have a little kitchen waste and not enough yard waste to compost, or if you don’t have a compost bin in your garden, you can do “in-place composting”.

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Name: Carol Texas
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Nov 21, 2014 6:39 PM CST
thanks for sharing Thank You!
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Name: Becky
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Nov 21, 2014 8:46 PM CST
I agree I've been debating what to do since my compost area became a garden area. This a great idea that I am going to try! Thank you!
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Name: Lyn
Weaverville, California (Zone 8a)
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Nov 21, 2014 9:16 PM CST
This is a great idea. I don't have an enclosed compost pile and have found that if I put kitchen scraps into my regular pile, even if I bury them, the critters find them. Since I'd rather not make the critters welcome, this is a great solution. Thank you.

I think I'll add the egg shells I've been saving to the mix, too.

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Name: Annette
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Nov 21, 2014 10:53 PM CST
This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing it.
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Name: Jan Wax
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Nov 22, 2014 11:00 AM CST
GREAT IDEA! We have composted our food wastes for years - but we have the space for
a compost pile next to the garden. This blender idea is brilliant ! Thank You!
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