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Smashing the stems of our frost destroyed basil … with the added bonus of basil aroma while I worked.(left)

Go out and find/buy an old or second hand hammer and use it to break up tough and woody stems of plants so they will break down more easily in your compost bin. This really good for tough brassica stems.

Tip # 1: smash the stems while they are still fr….

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