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Want to make your own plastic-free compost for growing seeds in? Using only this years fallen leaves?

OK its not a quick process, you are planning 2 years ahead here, but it is free – cash free as well as plastic free.

Gather up the  fallen leaves and put them in a plastic bag and leave them for 2 years.

I have also used a reusable bucket.

Keep them dark and dry for a while

The result is a fine crumbly mould that can be used for your seedlings. Really it’s as simple as that – but for those of you who like know more there are detailed instructions here and here

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2 thoughts on “Seed Compost from Autumn Leaves

  1. You might also consider throwing in the occasional spadeful of soil in with leaves. This speeds things up a bit and makes for a richer compost

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