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jawnn
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I think the book above does not work well….As far as using saw dust, it needs a lot of urine or fish emulsion and should be dry when adding it to the tumbler. Peat moss works much better.

A tumbler will aerate the compost there by forcing the bacteria to grow, unlike a barrel that is not turned. It should heat up to 140 degrees or more, maybe impossible in the winter, unless under ground or in a warm room.