Why does a compost heap have holes in the side and at the bottom?

Answer To allow for aeration and drainage.

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How do you set up a compost heap?

You need to find a receptacle of some sort or purchase a ready-made bin. You need to collect both "green" and "brown" materials and do not put any animal products such as meat, fat, or bones into ... Read More »

How do you start a compost heap?

I have had a compost bin for 15 years.You can just have a pile.Start by filling it with leaves that have been shredded with a mulching mower or shredder,add clean kitchen waste,mix and keep it wet.... Read More »

Can bread go in a compost heap?

How do I build a compost heap?

MaterialsGather equal amounts of carbon-rich materials (brown, dry waste, such as straw, sawdust, cardboard, newspaper and dead leaves) and nitrogen-rich materials (green, moist waste, such as fres... Read More »