But make no mistake, compost and grass clippings
do what fertilizers are supposed to do: They enrich the soil with nutrients that plants and microscopic soil life-forms are eager to use.
The list for Series 5: Newspaper Clippings
has been verified and condensed to include only loose clippings
found in the collection.
of Delft, the Netherlands) presents this doctoral thesis analyzing the use of nail clippings
as an indicator of long term uptake of nutritional and toxic metal species.
The yew clippings
contain a complicated enzyme - Taxus Bacctata - which when processed is used to reduce the size of tumours, allowing surgeries that otherwise may not be feasible.
Artificial logs that create a cheerful and welcoming winter blaze in your fireplace might someday be made from a perhaps surprising source: grass clippings
Michigan DEQ spokesman Brad Wurfel reported the laws were enacted to provide facilities with clear and, consistent guidelines for composting yard clippings
and to ensure that composters were managing yard clippings
in an environmentally sound manner.
Because toenails grow slowly, nicotine levels in toenail clippings
are relatively stable compared to levels in our salvia and urine.
When you mow, leave the clippings
in place - "grasscycle" them.
Summary: A Frank Skinner fan has handed over Au1,000 for his hair clippings
Unlike conventional mowers, which collect grass clippings
, the new style mulching lawn mowers operate a system which recycles the clippings
as it mows.
New gleanings from the Nurses' Health Study show that samples as mundane as toenail clippings
can be a marker for cigarette indulgence, "when smoking history is not available.
Also, Ron Bower states that my letter about grass clippings
being left in situ was nonsense (Voice of the North, June 5 &2).
The yew tree hedges are next on the list - we will need to be careful to ensure clippings
are kept as clean as possible, as these will be sent to a pharmaceutical company.
The best material for composters is non-woody garden waste, including grass clippings
, and kitchen waste - but not meat leftovers.
can be composted, used to mulch beds and borders, or left on the lawn.