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Yorgos

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Citrus peel in compost
« on: May 01, 2018, 12:40:37 PM »
I read occasionally in this forum references that say to not put citrus peels in a compost pile.  Is there a reason for this?    Because I have been doing it for years with no bad effect I can see.  Maybe an old wives tale?
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Re: Citrus peel in compost
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2018, 12:56:19 PM »
I would think that citrus peels would be a great addition to a compost pile,.
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Re: Citrus peel in compost
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2018, 11:05:26 PM »
I add citrus peels to my compost and have not noticed any adverse effects.

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Re: Citrus peel in compost
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2018, 05:43:26 PM »
I put citrus peels in my regular compost all the time, but I DON'T use them for vermicomposting.

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Re: Citrus peel in compost
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2018, 05:55:22 PM »
I have a friend that uses only citrus for worms to train them. He says they do fine. I think they're fine when they're molded.

 

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