Everuthing but the poo!

My Compost - Finally dug it out and spread it around a garden bed
@webeishere (36377)
United States
November 15, 2008 2:34pm CST
Being it was sunny today I got out in the yard for some chores before freeze comes around peremanently. Well I finally got around to my compost pile etc today (Saturday). I pulled it all free of my bin. I've spread some out into 2 of my garden beds so far. Next I need to turn it into the soil. That'll wait till spring though. Anyhow it turned out great looking etc. It is like dirt and perfect according to sites I saved about compost. I did add some leaves to it a few days ago and they're still visible though. Did you, or do you compost? Do you use a tiller to turn it into your soil? I'll be turning mine by hand.
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@babystar1 (4236)
• United States
15 Nov 08
Grandpa Bob I am all done with all my yard work untill next spring. I do not do any compost or use a tiller.
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
15 Nov 08
And you haven't been in y yard or garden beds? Hmmmm?
@webeishere (36377)
• United States
15 Nov 08
I dig all my plants out as soon as the ground gets it's first taste of frost. They all go into my compost bin as well. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
@winterose (39916)
• Canada
15 Nov 08
as you know I don't do anything like that, I am looking for a new apartment without a backyard, something that I can handle.
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
15 Nov 08
And are you having any luck hunting for one? HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
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@winterose (39916)
• Canada
15 Nov 08
not yet but I am still looking
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@sweetie1026 (1724)
• Philippines
16 Nov 08
y brother used to do that but he has a tool which i am not sure what he calls it. Now, he can't do that anymore because he is so busy with his new job. That would be so taxing on your part doing it by hand but doing compost is good and we are helping our environment in a way. Happy composting!
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
17 Nov 08
I wpouild guess it's a tiller he used. I didn't do anything as far as the compost today. I was ill and it was chilly today. I finished my raking was all. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
@Anne18 (11036)
15 Nov 08
We only have a small garden and most of it is grass so any soil that needs turning and we just use a fork to turn the soil, children are a great help at this as well.
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
16 Nov 08
I've a large area with about 4 beds for various plants each year. So it is not an easy chore turning all that soil. But I do manage without much help. My wife helps somewaht though. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
15 Nov 08
Hi GRANDPA BOB, You are doing a good job of your garden already, roll on spring. I don't do that to my garden as its very small and don't need doing. Tamara
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
15 Nov 08
I'd like mine smaller but they get bigger each year is all. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
@tyc415 (5706)
• United States
15 Nov 08
What?? No poo either? I heard it makes for great fertilizer. hahaha It is a very pretty day here, sun shinning so bright but a little windy. I don't have mulching to do or soil to till or do by hand but I did go out and sit in the sun and looked at a magazine that come in the mail today.
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@webeishere (36377)
• United States
15 Nov 08
Fertilizer, yes, compost, no. It does not decompose. But cat poo does and so do some other critters but not a dogs for some reason. HAPPY POSTINGS FROM GRANDPA BOB !!~
@mtdewgurl74 (18124)
• United States
16 Nov 08
My grandfather did that but so far I can't get my husband to do it that way he thinks all we need is manure but I would like to try the compost that I would be able to make myself.
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@ronaldinu (12456)
• Malta
8 Dec 08
That's nice way of recycling and saving some money. I don't have a yard with soil, so I don't make compost. I have a few pots which my wife takes care of. © ronaldinu 2008
@GreenMoo (11842)
2 Dec 08
Congratulations on getting a great looking compost. It's harder than it appears to get everything rotted down and the right texture! I have a number of composts going at the same time. There's one down on the veg field which is all the garden waste. When it comes to the time to turn that field over I'll just drag it through and turn it in. We use a small rotovator if we're doing small patches, or hire a local guy with a large one or a tractor in if we're doing the lot. I also keep a couple of worm bins where all the household waste goes, and that makes wonderful compost for smaller areas. The worms break it down really fast.
• China
29 Nov 08
you are very clever and knowledgeful
• United States
29 Nov 08
I do not compost with a composted like you do. I do turn some weeds in to the ground but not much. I pull a lot of the weeds and put them in the waist bin.