02 Oct 2010
I have a composter at home, into which I put all my fruit and veg peelings, egg shells, egg boxes, teabags etc. I was wondering if there is anything I can do to accelarate the decomposition process so that I can use my compost this spring?
I have been filling the thing since last easter, how long will it take until the compost is ready to use?
I would be grateful for any tips.
Garotta is a commercially produced mix of microbes and enzymes designed to speed up the composting process.
Comfrey leaves, chicken, rabbit or pigeon manure added between layers will also get the process started.
Seaweed meal will activate the heap.
Human urine is also used as an activator.