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Old 01-06-2012, 9:21 AM
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hello,
I've never been here before, I usually lurk on other forums.

My question is , can I put rhubarb leaves in my compost bin ?
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Old 01-06-2012, 9:47 AM
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Yes its perfectly safe to compost these.
GC is to spend same or bit less than last year.
Jan 50/50.Feb100/54 Mar 50/60.April 100/72.
May50/95.June50/55.July85/72.Aug50/49
Sept 40.Oct 40.Nov.Dec.
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Old 01-06-2012, 10:00 AM
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Rot them in water to use as organic pesticide.
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Old 01-06-2012, 9:46 PM
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thank you, I kkinda knew they were poisonous, so wasnt sure if I could compost them.
many thanks
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Old 01-06-2012, 10:09 PM
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Quote:
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Rot them in water to use as organic pesticide.
its all poison whether its comes from plants or a chemical works
Freedom is the freedom to say that 2+2 = 4 (George Orwell, 1984).

(I desire) ‘a great production that will supply all, and more than all the people can consume’,

(Sylvia Pankhurst).
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