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Your compost has too much dry material in it. You can remedy this by adding in some moist materials such as fruit & vegetable waste or grass.

Once you have added in some moist materials, you should mix them in by turning your compost.

Leaves: If you have a lot of leaves in your garden, you can store them in a bin liner or under an old carpet and add them gradually into the compost bin / heap over the year.

Leaves can take up to 3 years to break down unless they are well mixed in with moist materials. However, they do contain valuable nutrients. You can dig small quantities of them straight into the soil, or you can make leaf mould.

Thank you for visiting Doctor Compost. We hope you have found a cure for your complaint.

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