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Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby toffeeman » Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:32 pm

Vacuum cleaner fluff for tomatoes

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 9944041051

Is this for real?
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby oldherbaceous » Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:11 am

Morning Toffeeman, whether it works or not it'll be staying in the hoover bag. :)
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby seedling » Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:14 am

Yum Yum dog hair coated tomatoes. Think I will give that a miss. :roll:

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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby G.Fruit » Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:43 am

Ewwwwww!! Oh, that makes me feel a little bit ill. I can understand the logic of it..keeping moisture in etc...but really?! Not for my little tomatoes!!
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Geoff » Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:28 am

Ours will continue to go onto the compost heap.
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Postby Victoria » Mon Mar 29, 2010 12:59 pm

Yes mine will go in compost as usual too!
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Postby Beryl » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:18 pm

I agree with Geoff and Victoria - on the compost.

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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Westi » Mon Mar 29, 2010 5:18 pm

With the amount of fluff generated in this house (2 dogs, 2 cats)
I can feel a the possibility of a new financial venture coming on.
Anyone for fluff / name for this product? :lol:

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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby oldherbaceous » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:05 pm

TOMAFLUFF! :)
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Westi » Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:41 pm

Tomafluff - does have a ring to it! :D :D
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Suzie » Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:05 pm

eeeewwww from me too - compost heap is where mine ends up
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Diane » Thu Apr 01, 2010 7:03 pm

Well, I think he has a point - what about all the dead and rotting little critters in the soil - plus all the bits that fall out of the sky when it rains? There must be lots of 'stuff' in the soil that, were we to view it up close and personal, then it might evoke a 'yuk' response. Why not re-cycle whatever comes out of the hoover bag?
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Johnboy » Sat Apr 03, 2010 4:16 am

What always amazes me is that people will use Horn and Hoof fertilizer but if you said that you put your nail clippings onto the compost there will be those that will go "ERRRRRR" and how awful that would be.
The saying "earth to earth ashes to ashes" means exactly that. All things living have a compost value when they come to the end of their life.
Including us!
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Shallot Man » Sat Apr 03, 2010 9:38 am

Seem to recall reading some years ago, not to use the vacuum cleaner fluff, as most carpets had nylon in them.
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Re: Vacuum cleaner fluff

Postby Primrose » Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:54 pm

Mine always goes onto the compost heap. I usually seen to end up emptying it around springtime (which shows how little I tend to vaccum !). The birds often seem to like it for nesting material so I'm not sure how many nutrients actually end up in the compost.
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