21 July 2020 | HOTBIN Composting
Humus is the remnants of decaying organic material. It is a great addition to your garden as it helps improve soil structure, increases soil water retention and encourages greater nutrient uptake.
13 July 2020 | HOTBIN Composting
Composting liquid fertiliser (leachate) can be collected and used on your garden to enrich the soil and aid plant growth.
15 August 2019 | HOTBIN Composting
Composting liquid fertiliser is a dark brown liquid comprising of water and dissolved humic compounds. Liquid fertiliser may leave the HOTBIN, but should not exceed a few mm a day.
9 November 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
Do you know the difference between something that is biodegradable and something that is compostable?
1 August 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
Seen white fluffy mould? Microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi are part of a normal composting process and responsible for the decomposition of waste.
4 June 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
Card or paper in the HOTBIN is essential, however pre-soaking it can cause problems with the HOTBIN's operation - here is why we advise against it.
23 February 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
The Kick Start bottle is like a hot water bottle for the HOTBIN! It can be used when starting the HOTBIN in the cold or following a holiday where the HOTBIN has cooled down. This article covers how to use it effectively.
15 February 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
Commercial accelerators are not required in the HOTBIN so save your money. It's more important to keep composting bacteria happy.
12 January 2018 | HOTBIN Composting
Compost too acidic or alkaline? Everything you need to know about pH levels in a compost bin and soil pH.
10 October 2016 | HOTBIN Composting
How the HOTBIN charcoal filter bag works and why it should'nt be removed from the bin.