By MRS E.
We started the 18 day compost heap on the 22nd of April as I wrote in the Shit post. In the meantime on day 6 and day 8 we had to turn the heap over and as Geoff Lawton said in Soils, day six was a warm day in the heap. Also on day 10 and 12 we turned the heap and we decided to add some water as parts seemed too dry. The water made the heap warmer by 5degreees to 65C and the warmth sped up the changes in the materials and also made the pile shrink a bit, but not as much as when you compare it to how we nor