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Re: Composting citrus


very clever. but surely you didn't mean he ground up the worms, too.

i really like this idea. if one could afford an institutional garbage disposal, it could be the best thing since compost tea.


At 01:30 PM 1/28/03 -0600, you wrote:
I have a friend who puts everything through a grinder... that would be great
for fruit rinds.  This guy had a sink outside that was fitted with a food
disposal and just kept a bucket underneath.  He raised red wiggler worms so
he ground up everything.  Wonderful compost!
Patricia
----- Original Message -----
From: "SallyAnn" <safart@aug.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 3:46 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Composting citrus


> Yes, but the thinner you slice the rind-the quicker -as it is pretty
tough!
> SAinSA z9
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Betsy Kelson <bkelson@ix.netcom.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 12:00 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Composting citrus
>
>
> > Jim and others in the citrus belt,
> >     Do oranges and grapefruits compost easily? My brother sent me a box
of
> > them for Christmas and I wanted to do something useful with the skins.
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > Betsy
> > Evergreen CO
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