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Old 18-11-2018, 12:41 PM
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hi there
I have a good clean oak woodland by me
would it be safe to use the leaf litter and some of the soil from there
or would I have to put it in the oven for a bit to kill any insects in it
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Neat idea ... I use branches , bark pieces , moss and colourful leaves from the local woods ...


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Neat idea ... I use branches , bark pieces , moss and colourful leaves from the local woods ...


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yes I do the same so was thinking with the leaf litter and soil it should be safe as it is so will get some and have a better look at it
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