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Oct 08 2013 · Pine Shavings in Compost Asked October 8 2013 113 PM EDT It is my understanding that some pine trees emit toxins that prevent other plants from growing I have a friend who has a chicken coop and has saved some prized chicken poop for me for composting However the chicken poop is mixed with pine shavings

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  • how well do pine shavings break down in a compost pile

    how well do pine shavings break down in a compost pile

    Jan 30 2009 · How well do pine shavings break down in a compost pile How long does it take compared to garden scraps I plan on using pine shavings because it just seems that they do a better job than straw and I can get it more readily I really want to use the dirty shavings rich with chicken poo in my compost pile so I can augment my sandy garden soil

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  • Pine Shavings affects on garden soil Gardening Forum

    Pine Shavings affects on garden soil Gardening Forum

    Apr 24 2014 · Re Pine Shavings affects on garden soil When manure is mixed in it counteracts it but often there are more shavings than manure It would be best to compost this stuff for a few months If it breaks down nicely there was enough N from the manure for the amount of wood If not and you have to add more greens theres your answer

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  • Soil and Compost forum Rabbit droppings and pine

    Soil and Compost forum Rabbit droppings and pine

    Nov 13 2013 · Admin The potty will be high nitrogen This is urea and plenty of gardeners use it as a nitrogen source Pine needles are used in many gardens and although some suggest that they will acidify your soil I think the effect is no greater than using oak leaves We use pine needles as much as possible

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  • Chicken Manure Compost in Just 18 Days  Salt in my Coffee

    Chicken Manure Compost in Just 18 Days Salt in my Coffee

    Feb 07 2019 · And from what I could see the deep layers of pine shavings straw and chicken manure mingled with a few feathers looked to be just about the same balance Could I really just clean out the deep litter from my chicken house come spring and turn it into gorgeous gardenready compost

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  • Best Cover Material for Composting Toilets  Save Money

    Best Cover Material for Composting Toilets Save Money

    Wood Shavings basically the same as sawdust although more coarse shavings can actually work better than fine dust Shavings can sometimes be acquired for free if you talk to local woodcarver wood workers carpenters or lumber mill Semi Composted material from garden composting Another “granola” idea that was recommended to us Don’t get me wrong I do everything to minimize reuse

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  • Using Sawdust In Your Compost Pile  Gardening Know How

    Using Sawdust In Your Compost Pile Gardening Know How

    Using Sawdust in Compost The quick answer is yes you can compost any kind of sawdust For composting purposes sawdust would be considered a “brown” composting material It is used to add carbon to the mix and to balance the nitrogen from the “green” composting materials like food

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  • Cedar shavings in a home compost heap composting forum

    Cedar shavings in a home compost heap composting forum

    I get away with composting a lot of cedar and pine sawdust but I live in a climate that eats organic matter for a snack It is often hot and wet here so having some slow to rot stuff mixed into the rest is probably a good thing In a cool dry climate cedar shavings might act more like fossils in a compost pile and would perhaps be better avoided

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  • Pine Products  Mulch  Landscape Supplies  Animal

    Pine Products Mulch Landscape Supplies Animal

    Pine Products Inc is a company that manufactures and sells landscape mulches and pine wood shavings Many pine bark mulches and compost mixes are available for delivery or pick up Pine wood shavings and bagged wood shavings are also available for pick up or delivery

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  • Horse manure mixed with wood shavings and hay questions

    Horse manure mixed with wood shavings and hay questions

    All in all horse manure in shavings is about the perfect material for a gardener to compost or top dress as isif the horses are treated holistically

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  • Pine shavings in compost  Ask an Expert

    Pine shavings in compost Ask an Expert

    Pine shavings in compost Asked February 17 2016 701 PM EST My husband has A LOT of untreated white and yellow pine wood shavings and sawdust from projects My compost is made up with a large percentage of this supplemented with all our kitchen scraps a few pine needles a little existing dirt and a few leaves

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  • Composting pine shavings

    Composting pine shavings

    Nov 27 2007 · Ive been composting pine shavings for a while and Ive not had any problems Not that Im out there measuring the pH though I also use PDZ in my chicken coop along with the shavings and Im assuming it acts like lime as far as the compost goes

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  • Deep Litter Method to Keep Your Chicken Coop Clean

    Deep Litter Method to Keep Your Chicken Coop Clean

    Like a compost pile you begin with a layer of pine shavings or other organic matter in the browns category The highnitrogen chicken poop is the green Simply add enough shavings to keep the floor composting nicely and the chickens do the aeration for you with their scratching behavior Scattering corn on the coop floor encourages them

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  • Pine Products  Mulch  Landscape Supplies  Animal

    Pine Products Mulch Landscape Supplies Animal

    Pine Products Inc is a company that manufactures and sells landscape mulches and pine wood shavings Many pine bark mulches and compost mixes are available for delivery or pick up Pine wood shavings and bagged wood shavings are also available for pick up or delivery

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  • Urine and wood shavings experiment composting forum

    Urine and wood shavings experiment composting forum

    Sawdust especially from slightly green wood works better than shavings They are more absorbent Pine shavings such as those used for animal bedding tend to be almost waterproof and they dont settle as densely in the bucket Empty the bucket when it is about 23rds full It is lighter easier etc

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  • Cedar shavings in a home compost heap composting

    Cedar shavings in a home compost heap composting

    Cedar shavings in a home compost heap Shavings are thin too and I bet they break down completely after a while especially if they arent too concentrated Theyd be excellent in a humanure compost system for example but many people make compost on a one or two year cycle for other reasons

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  • Tractor Supply Co Flake Premium Pine Shavings Covers 8

    Tractor Supply Co Flake Premium Pine Shavings Covers 8

    Tractor Supply Co Flake Premium Pine Shavings are a quality bedding solution for horses livestock and outdoor pets These shavings are fluffier softer and provide an extra level of comfort for animals Flake shavings contain the lowest amount of dust while maintaining maximum absorbency in proportion to the cubic feet of stall floor coverage

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  • Composting Woodchip

    Composting Woodchip

    Sawdust from most woods such as apple ash maple peach pine poplar oak and sapele are can be home composted or used a mulch or animal bedding Larger shavings and material from the lathe or power planer can also be composted or used for garden paths

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  • What to Do With Pine Wood Chips  eHow

    What to Do With Pine Wood Chips eHow

    Pine wood chips work well as a mulching material but be careful about which plants you spread them around Pine contains a high acidity level Acidloving plants like azaleas blueberry bushes and tomatoes thrive when mulched with pine wood chips If youd like to mulch flowerbeds with sensitive plants in

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  • The Crappy Composters Secret To Perfect Compost

    The Crappy Composters Secret To Perfect Compost

    The Crappy Composters Secret To Perfect Compost Maybe you are a compost geek Maybe you totally adore balancing greens and browns and maybe the challenge of maintaining a 155 degree pile for days on end really hits your gspot g for “gardener” naturally

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  • 8 Composting Toilet Tips for Happy Tiny House Living

    8 Composting Toilet Tips for Happy Tiny House Living

    Just make sure the shavings are fine enough if theyre too coarse they wont do a very good job at locking in the smells 5 Use pine shavings Pine shavings can be cheaper to get hold of than other wood shavings Theyre also more effective and you tend to need less of them Again make sure theyre fine enough to do the job 6

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  • Best Cover Material for Composting Toilets  Save Money

    Best Cover Material for Composting Toilets Save Money

    Although you can buy store bought prepackaged cover material for composting toilets we think the following mix is just as good if not better – and you can mix it yourself for a fraction of the price Best mix of cover material for a composting toilet 60 organic cover material wood shavings

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  • Can you use fresh wood chips as mulch  AnswersDrive

    Can you use fresh wood chips as mulch AnswersDrive

    Pine wood shavings shouldnt be used for plants that require low soil acidity because they cause a marked increase in acid levels Black walnut tree shavings will stop plant growth and should never be used as mulch Trees that carry fungi or diseases can spread those disease to other trees if used as mulch Updated 2nd October 2019

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  • Composted Forest Products  What Are they

    Composted Forest Products What Are they

    The compost process in both cases involves piling the pine waste into heaps and left for nature take its course The piles begin to decompose like any pile of organic material will if left long enough

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  • Composting Pine Sawdust  ThriftyFun

    Composting Pine Sawdust ThriftyFun

    Is pine sawdustshavings good for making compost I have chickens so nitrogen is not a problem Yes you can compost pine sawdust it is considered a brown addition You can also consider making some pine sachets to put in your closet or dresser drawers or shoes

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  • 8 Composting Toilet Tips for Happy Tiny House Living

    8 Composting Toilet Tips for Happy Tiny House Living

    Just make sure the shavings are fine enough if theyre too coarse they wont do a very good job at locking in the smells 5 Use pine shavings Pine shavings can be cheaper to get hold of than other wood shavings Theyre also more effective and you tend to need less of them Again make sure theyre fine enough to do the job 6

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  • Composting for Chicken Owners  Tillys Nest

    Composting for Chicken Owners Tillys Nest

    Jul 19 2011 ·   The pine shavings easily add to the amount of brown   An easy way to think of this is add 6″ of brown then 3″ of green alternating layers of green and brown Add some water to your pile to moisten but not create a soggy mess   Then naturally allow the microbes to move in and get to work

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  • What Can I Use For Worm Bedding  Uncle Jims Worm Farm

    What Can I Use For Worm Bedding Uncle Jims Worm Farm

    Aug 20 2013 · You can use pine and cedar shavings as bedding although we would not recommend using only that as bedding Wood chips can provide bulk and create air spaces throughout the bedding when mixed with other beddings They can also be reused as the worms will not compost them

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  • 6 Ways to dispose of coop bedding  Murano Chicken Farm

    6 Ways to dispose of coop bedding Murano Chicken Farm

    1 Compost dirty coop litter Dispose of the chicken poop by putting it in the compost pile Its full of both the browns litter like wood shavings and the greens poop you need to build a good compost so into the compost bin it goes With the right additions youll have black gold in no time

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  • Wood Chips The Secret to Inexpensive

    Wood Chips The Secret to Inexpensive

    Using wood chips as ground cover not compost is a highly costeffective strategy that will help radically improve your ability to effortlessly grow nutrientdense food A few short months after putting down a deep layer of wood chips you will end up with lush fertile soil beneath the

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