Composter – Material storage

Composter – Material storage.

We should try to collect the most diverse material for compost – it is one of the factors that determine the good quality of the final product. As waste appears, we can directly store it in the composter, stacking in thin layers or temporarily stored in bags and composter, only when we collect the right amount of them. (Material, from which the bag is made, should admit air).

When the composter is full, we can leave the material for a year, so that it slowly decomposes during this time. After one year, we empty the container and use the mature compost. Many gardeners empty the container after a week or two and move the individual layers like this, so that the layers of the pants are on top. Such a procedure creates better conditions for the growth of bacteria accelerating the decomposition of the composted material.

Filling the composter, let's remember, so as not to whip subsequent layers – the composted material must have free air access. We get the best results, alternating layers of dry material (e.g.. straw, are) and wet (e.g.. freshly cut grass) and pouring them with earth or sifted, mature compost with the possible addition of activators. If we are going to move composted material, our work will be facilitated by two containers, which will allow you to move the material from one to the other. However, if we only have one composter, we empty it and reload it, first by laying layers of less composted material. Spread the more mature material on the edges and on the top. Depending on the needs, we can add slightly wetter or drier material.

It is good to cover the whole with a layer of manure, which will reduce heat loss and evaporation.