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How to Turn Paper Scraps & Cardboard into Gardening Gold: Modern Alchemy Using Earth

Did you know you could turn all your paper waste into rich black dirt? We just had a party and we're going to compost all the used paper plates using earthwo...

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Comment by Dave Riley on April 1, 2019 at 12:43

That's what rain is for, Elaine...and damp soil.

Also grass clippings retain a lot of moisture.

If he was gonna rip the cardboard up I was not interested: but whole and with muck? Way to go.

Comment by Elaine de Saxe on April 1, 2019 at 12:23

Cool! Surprised though that he put all that stuff into the worm bed dry rather than wetting it all first. Works for him!

Comment by Jeff Kiehne on April 1, 2019 at 12:00

I put all the paper and cardboard  through a paper shredder cardboard is good because it has little ink and good volume but only problem when composted  a massive pile   gives small quantity of finished compost.When its shredded  looks less like waste neater.

Comment by Dave Riley on April 1, 2019 at 9:55

My kinda composting...

Why bust a gut?


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