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Re: Composting citrus

What a marvelous set-up...American innovation at work.

on 01/28/2003 6:00 PM, Tricia at pdickson@nts-online.net wrote:

> of course not..... but they can regenerate themselves from being cut in
> half.... :-)
> wouldn't it be great to have such a set up?
> Patricia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Island Jim" <jsinger@igc.org>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 3:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] 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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