Waste Nothing

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Use this as "brown" (carbon-rich) material in your composter unless it is still green, in which case use it as nitrogen-rich material. See details on www.mastercomposter.com for leaves, straw, and corn husks.

Do not include any black walnut tree materials as they contain juglone, a chemical which is toxic to some other plants.

This applies to Leaves, Corn husks, Straw, and Nutshells.

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Added January 3, 2012.

Last updated February 22, 2012.

Applies to Everywhere.