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What we learned today: How to Make Hot Compost

What we learned today: How to Make Hot Compost

Many people worry too much about compost - after all, leave anything biodegradable long enough, and it'll pretty much turn into compost. As long as there is some air, and a reasonable mix of different materials, compost will happen. Nevertheless - there is something deeply satisfying about building a proper hot compost heap and watching it steam on a cold morning. Not only does it rot faster than a slow heap - but it can also help eliminate perennial weeds and/or diseases that might be spread to other plants or beds. And these things do get hot - in fact, you shouldn't be able to hold your arm inside a truly hot heap for more than 20 seconds without it getting very uncomfortable. Jasmin has already covered a few tips for making hot compost fast , and our composting quiz should help you differentiate what can and can't be added to your pile. But as someone who has finally f...

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