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Old 29-09-2002, 07:17 PM
Alan Holmes
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Default Grass cuttings composted.

"Drakanthus" wrote in message
... Several responses mentioned mixing with
Garotta or another nitrogenous activator. Garotta was out of the

as it
isn't available here in France, (although alternatives are but rather
expensive.) As suggested though, I opted for Ammonium Sulphate (6 for


My neighbours give me all their grass cuttings - and the most effective
activator I've found is also free - urine!
I give fresh grass cuttings a soaking over a few days and they go down

quickly - the pile gets so hot it literally steams! Provided you are not
squeamish about such things a collection tip is to use an old detergent
bottle - they often have extra wide necks and are excellent (if you are

If I can't get to the bathroom if there is someone in there, I use a bucket,
which could be pressed into service by eirther male or female!

And somewhere around I still have a 'gusunder'!

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