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Aerobic Composting

I love aerobic composting. It's a lot of work, but it will create the most compost in the shortest amount of time. 


Aerobic compost (hot compost) is the most common, quickest and the most labor intensive (by repeatedly turning) compost.  Aerobic composts are usually made of leaf debris and grass clippings. The grass clippings provide the nitrates that feed the bacteria. The speed in which the bacteria reproduce causes friction and results in high temperatures. The leaf material provides the space for airflow that bacteria need to live. As the compost settles the air is cut off and the heat dissipates. Once complete this compost is complete this is a great compost mulch.  More...