compost pile

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Noun1.compost pile - a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
cumulation, heap, pile, agglomerate, cumulus, mound - a collection of objects laid on top of each other
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The most convenient place for this is a compost pile.
From your glamping base just outside of Big Sky, Montana, you'll dine on locally sourced foods without plastic plates, cups, or straws and scrape leftovers into a compost pile after each meal.
If you've kept the compost pile active, congratulations.
If you end up with too many coffee grounds, throw those into the compost pile to use next year.
Prior to the performance test in the compost pile, the temperature sensors were subjected to a calibration test, which used as reference a mercury thermometer of the Cole-Parmer Instrument Co.
There were three of us on a cold, wet autumn day a few years ago, standing in my neighbor's back yard - my husband holding a pitchfork and carefully removing layer after layer of material from the compost pile we had surrounded, me with a shovel in hand and ready to strike, and my other neighbor's son with a BB gun in hand, ready to shoot.
Thus to grow organic vegetables, a compost pile will be one of the most important tools in your kitchen garden.
For one, instructions advocate recycling the wort-chilling water, using spent grain in a compost pile, and growing your own organic ingredients.
The six-week intensive class was entitled something like "Microbiology of a Compost Pile." I had zero interest in science, never done a lick of microbiology, and no idea what a compost pile was.
Bundchen said that they have very little waste as the chickens eat all the veg scraps, and anything that they don't eat she puts them in her compost pile with the chicken poo.
The pipes can lie on the ground to be removed when a compost pile is broken down, or can be laid in concrete for a permanent system.
A cheap and easy way to solve this problem is to add a compost aerator, which will allow for adequate airflow in the compost pile. While the aerator will reduce the overall heat, the aerobic boost will far outweigh the lower temperatures.