Male pee is better than female pee as a compost activator

national trust pee compost
It’s less acidic. Really.

A National Trust park in the UK now has a pee bale for men to relieve themselves on (although not during visiting hours) to aid in the all-important composty activation.


  1. Well, we all knew they had an acid tongue!

  2. ‘Round the perimeter works great for keeping the deer out of the garden.

  3. Not sure I needed to know this? Are they using this for places food is grown? lol

    • I once saw a carefully maintained large compost pile of horse dung. Dig a little at the bottom and it was completely high quality soil. We used it to grow tomatoes.

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