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Tree twigs and thin branches

Posted by Marilyn Jones, on
What do you put down on twigs and thin branches to make them rot away
philip desmond

philip desmond

Hello Marilyn, Ideally they should be mashed up through a chipper to aid decomposition when mixed with other material in the compost heap. If you do not have a chipper you could try cutting up or bashing with a spade, but time consuming. If there is alot it might be better to take them to the recycling centre, they will not rot down quickly by themselves even with a compost acelerator. Regards, Phil

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