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Composter

Discussion in 'Nature/Habitat/Garden Corner' started by sbbird99, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. sbbird99

    sbbird99 New Member

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  2. T8erman

    T8erman Well-Known Member

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    You only need HOA approval for modifications to the outside of your home.
     
  3. Echogirl

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    We purchased a Earth Machine composter at a special truck sale, sponsored by Loudoun County (Cooperative Extension office - I think), about 12 years ago. It has worked great, but is now starting to come apart. They have gotten great reviews. Sears has them online, but the delivery charge is expensive. The Soilsaver Classic has good ratings and is cheaper. We checked out the one at Costco, but it looks pretty small.
     
  4. OSimpson

    OSimpson Certified Master Naturalist

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    With composting it really depends on how much scraps you generate and how fast you want to compost.

    We have been using Worm Factory in our unfinished basement and it works great but it wasn't enough since I was putting in everything it said. I was amazed how much that was. Once I figured out how worms worked I just got a large plastic dark container from Home Depot and started another one.

    The powered version you are looking at looks great, and is fast except it's expensive but if you can go for it. I hope it doesn't end up being too small.

    Let us know - how it works.
     

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