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What size should a compost pile be?
Last Updated: 22nd February, 2020
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Similarly, what size should a compost bin be?
The ideal size for a compost bin is 3 feet high, 3 feet wide, and 3 feet deep. One compost bin may not be enough for your needs, so you should know how much debris you generate.
Subsequently, question is, should compost pile be in sun or shade? You can put your compost pile in the sun or in the shade, but putting it in the sun will hasten the composting process. Sun helps increase the temperature, so the bacteria and fungi work faster. This also means that your pile will dry out faster, especially in warm southern climates.
Also asked, what is the ideal temperature for a compost pile?
120-170 degrees Fahrenheit
Do compost bins attract rats?
Rats in Compost Bins Rats are attracted to compost bins and heaps as a source of food, shelter and as a warm dry place to nest.