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Old 12-18-2012, 05:12 AM   #81
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I dump mine on the hill of the side of my house- I don't ever smell it, and it keeps the people and dog out of my backyard/side yard.. I live on the corner and they like to come in the yard and get my dogs all worked up!
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:31 AM   #82
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A groundhog hole is my spot. Not sure if he eats them, but that hole will never be filled up.

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Old 12-18-2012, 04:00 PM   #83
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I have a large stump and hole that I am trying to get to rot. I put fireplace ashes and grains in it. It is also a never filling hole. Hopefully the moisture that is retained by the rotting grains and damp ashes promote the rot.

 
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Old 12-18-2012, 07:45 PM   #84
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The local deer population love it. I have a nice secluded spot in my backyard that I dump the tun out into. Usually in a day or two they're all gone.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:34 AM   #85
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Deer near my house stick their nose in it but don't eat.

My dog ate some out of a week old pile in our woods and puked it all over the house. I wasn't' home, so the SWMBO had to clean it up.
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:13 PM   #86
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I simply double-bag mine in garbage bags and it goes out with the weekly pick-up.

 
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Old 12-22-2012, 11:47 PM   #87
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Give mine to the neighbor to feed his chickens.

 
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:09 AM   #88
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I give mine to a buddy who has a compost bin. He brings me vegetable's & wine!
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:32 PM   #89
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I fear the spring thaw. My tumble composter is full and will be placed on the garden come spring. Now compost is being stored in a trash can that freezes. I already have 2 brews in the the trash can, will probably have two more by the end of the month. The smell will be pretty bad when the can unfreezes.

I plan on moving in a year or so and one of the things I need to do is build up a sizable enough compost bin/pile that it doesn't freeze in the winter and stays active.

 
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:04 PM   #90
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give them to a farmer!~!!

 
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