COMPOSTING AT COMMON GROUND NRH
Items that DO NOT go into the large
compost collection bin:
No stalks larger than 1/2” in diameter and no longer than 3’. This would include okra plants, sunflower
stalks or large squash vine bottoms. Plants
with thorns such as blackberry and rose bushes (very unfriendly on our
composter’s hands, even with gloves). Large
items break down very slowly and our goal is to get compost made quickly so you
can use it throughout the growing season.
Please DO NOT put Nuts sedge weed, Bermuda grass, mint, diseased or
bug ridden plants into the compost bins.
Please no animal matter of any kind.
Bag all of
the above and place into or beside the two large 55gal. trash cans behind the
WANT FOR THE COMPOST INCLUDE:
or leaves from your home can be used in the compost. Just place the bags of grass and/or leaves
into the small left side collection bin next to the finished compost. Leave
Disease/Pest free garden plot plant
If you have vegetables that are not good for
consumption, please chop them up, dig a hole in one of the 6 square Shepard’s
composting bins and cover with composting from that bin. Please do not bring food scraps from
home. Too much of a good thing might
attract unwanted critters.