Rainlilies & Stagonospora

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 01:23:08 PST
Making Leafmould.
Traditionally, in Britain, bins made of wire netting are used. There is a
threshold size for achieving a heating and speedy decomposition which will
depend a little on the local climate. Somewhere between four and eight feet
in diameter and 3 feet or more high. The leaves need to be moist but not so
wet that air is excluded. A small amount of earth  helps the process.
With limited space; I find that a one meter cubed canvas bag, in which bulk
materials are delivered, works very well if crammed with hedge clippings
and Autumn leaves. The contents are useable in about eight months. I keep
filling it from mid Summer until late Autumn as the contents shrink.
Peter (UK)

On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 11:02 PM, Alberto <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com> wrote:

> The final soil cover is wrong as decomposition must take place in the
> presence of oxygen.
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