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Mar 1, 2011 ... Interesting in building a compost pile? It's easy to start a compost pile at home. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions and begin working on your compost pile right away.


Composting Fundamentals: How to make organic compost, build your own composter or buy one online. From beginners to experts this ... Note: If you want to buy a composter, rather than build your own compost pile, you may consider a buying a rotating compost tumbler which makes it easy to mix the compost regularly.

Feb 24, 2009 ... Kitchen scraps and yard waste make great garden fertilizer after they decompose into organic matter. Building a compost pile is as easy as layering the right materials, watering, and stirring. This video shows you how to cook up your own compost pile.


There are as many ways to make a compost pile as there are gardeners. You can create a free-standing compost heap, which is literally a mound or pile ( preferably out of sight). If you'd prefer a ready-made one, you can buy a compost bin — there are many styles to choose from. Another option is to build your own bin out of ...


Apr 7, 2017 ... A compost pile heats unevenly, unless you turn it every few days being diligent in making sure that all plant material spends time in the center of the pile. So, it's easiest to just leave the diseased plants out and avoid the possibility of spreading trouble in your garden. to Build a Compost Pile. 2. Aim for a ...


Get expert advice for planning and beginning a new compost pile in your garden from DIY Network.


This by now classic method of making a compost pile offers a virtually fool-proof technique for creating fast decomposition, but remember, the idea that it must be built in layers is a myth. The technique consists of filling a bin with layers of greens and browns, all in a single day or week, and then turning them regularly without ...


Stationary bins can be as simple as well-ventilated cage made from wire fence sections or wooden crates assembled from a kit. A well-designed bin will retain heat and moisture, allowing for quicker results. Then there's compost tumblers, easy to turn bins that speed up the process — compost in weeks, not months or years ...


Jun 14, 2010 ... If you are lucky to live on a nice patch of land, you can simply make a compost pile in a back corner somewhere. You don't really need a container to make compost. However, if you live on a smaller patch of land, you might want to get a container to keep things looking tidy. I have tried lots of containers over ...