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#119443 Aug 27th, 2007 at 05:06 PM
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... in the black garbage cans I bought for composting our kitchen scraps? I know there have to be some on the side & the bottom, but I don't know how big is big enough. I don't want giant bits & pieces falling out each time I roll it. I know there will be some stuff that falls out of the holes, but... not *a lot*.

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NuSkewl #119526 Aug 27th, 2007 at 07:50 PM
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Oh... & how often should there be a hole? How many for every square foot of garbage can surface? Every ___ inches around?

I'm not very articulate, you'll have to forgive me.

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Small holes. the microbes that break down the soil need air. 1/4 inch is plenty big. How big is the can? 10 gal 20, 40??? I would mentally divide the can in 1/8ths around, and in 1/4s top to bottom and put a hole or 2 in each grid.


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Wrennie #120282 Aug 29th, 2007 at 06:47 AM
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It's a 30 gallon jobber.

Excellent!! Thanks for the advise!!


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