some say they take forever, some say they arent that bad? can i get a hot compost pile with oak leaves making up a large portion on browns? i shredded a big drum full with a hedge trimmer for aout 45 minutes however they werent as shredded as id of liked them to be, but my lawn mower is broken and was the only option i had.but if oak leaves are so bad whats the best, fastest breakng down carbon source ?
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Keep the oak leaf pile moist with a misting nozzle and in about 2 weeks they will slump down and start to decompose by themselves. It takes that long with continual moisture for them to start to decompose.
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