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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 6:58 am    Post subject: Free fertilizer. Reply with quote

http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/gardening/605742/urine_the_ultimate_organic_fertiliser.html
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting!
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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2011 12:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

is it true that if you add urine to the compost heap, it helps kickstart the decomposition process? or is it an old wives' tale
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PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2011 12:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Urine's high in Nitrogen, so yes, as long as you have a good mix of other waste, and some microbes (in the form of a 'compost accelerator or preferably a few shovels of last years compost)- you should see an increase in activity.
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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2011 8:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

brilliant now i dont have to walk the few hundred yards from the polytunnel to the house when i need a pee
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