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Automatic compost tea brewery (works directly from the compost bin).  RSS feed

 
Brian White
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Hi, I went on a garden tour and saw a lady brewing compost tea and I just thought "what a chore!". It could and maybe should be a lot easier. So my compost bin has a collection area under so that the juice gets collected. I use an airlift pump in a bucket to pump the compost tea back up so that it drips through the compost again and again. So hopefully the compost rots faster and the tea is stronger too. Check it out. I have only used it a couple of weeks and I already see a difference in my plants. Brian.
 
Scott Stiller
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Location: North Carolina zone 7
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That's a smart set up! I love the air lift. Have one for my aquaponics too.
 
Meryt Helmer
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Location: west marin, bay area california. sandy loam, well drained, acidic soil and lots of shade
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that is so cool! i think i may try and set something up like this!
 
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