Thai Next, add about 2 shovels of soil or compost to the bin. Thai You only have to do this when you start a new pile! Thai - Add Soil
Thai - Watering Thai Each layer should get a good sprinkling of water. Thai The pile should remain the same consistency as a wrung out sponge. Thai Especially in dry season.
Thai - Structure of a Compost Pile Thai - Brown Thai - Green Thai - Soil (1 time only) Thai - Brown Thai - Green Thai - Brown Thai Water each time you add a layer Thai Mix about 3 times a month Thai - Brown Thai - Green Thai - Soil (1 time only) Thai - Brown Thai - Green Thai - Brown
Thai Relax. Be patient. Thai Turn the pile about 3 times a month Thai Alternate roughly equal green and brown layers Thai Add water as neccesary – wrung out sponge Thai- Maintainence
Thai - When is it finished? Thai Can take 4 weeks – 1 year Thai All brown Thai Crumbly Thai Smells earthy Thai May have small wood particles
Thai - Where to use it? Thai Vegetable Gardens Thai Flower pots Thai House plants Thai Fruit Trees Thai Rubber Trees Thai New compost pile
Thai - Problems? -Thai -Call Dan at SAO or Stop by -Tel. 075-288-032
Thai - Trouble Shooting Thai - Symptom : Thai - Wet. Stinks Thai - Problem: Thai Too wet. Not enough carbon and oxygen. Thai - Solution: Thai Turn the compost. Add dry brown materials.
Thai - Trouble Shooting Symptom: Nothing is happening. Problem: Takes a long time OR Compost pile is too small. Solution: - Collect/Mix more material - Add water - Cover with plastic in dry season
Thai- Small step, Big Impact Thai 1.6 kilograms per day per person Thai 584 kilo/year Thai 50% compostable Thai - Can reduce trash by 292 kilo!