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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:49 pm    Post subject: dock leaf roots Reply with quote

hey as i've been diiging my veg plot ( which was previously grazing for cattle ) ive hand removed any dock roots i came across which was quiet a few they are now in a heap i;m askiing can i put these in compost bin or will they come back to haunt me should i just dump or burn them
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

chop them up small into 2-3 inch size and put in compost heap, some will grow again but they contain a lot of concentrated nutrients. if you dry them they will burn but you will have destroyed the organic or humus value.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thank you micheal
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