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Safe leaves in compost pile

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Leigti, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some Purpleleaf Sandcherry trees that I plan on pruning this week. As well as some skip Laurel bushes. I was informed not to feed these to my tortoises because they are toxic. Would it be safe to put them in my compost pile that the chickens dig through?
     
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    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It would be nice if anybody had information on this. I am thinking about getting rid of all the skip Laurel bushes. Any ideas on alternatives? I want something Evergreen probably. But I'm also thinking about red twig dogwood's.
     

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