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Jan 22, 2018 ... Ready to take the plunge and start composting? A lot of people assume you need a compost bin to make compost, but that's not true. You simply need space for a pile that is at least 3-foot square. A pile this size will have enough mass to decompose without a bin. Many gardeners buy or build compost bins, ...

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.


Apr 7, 2017 ... How to Build a Compost Pile. Building a compost pile is one of the easiest gardening projects you will ever undertake and one of the most important. Given time and exposure to elements, organic material will break down on its own. But you...


Traditional: Layers. 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 ...


Learn out how to create your own compost pile. There are many options to fit your needs, space, and time. Here's what you need to know.


Aug 21, 2008 ... We're trying our hand at composting. Here's a simple, step-by-step guide to creating your own backyard composting bin for less than $10.


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


Composting is a great way to use the things in your refrigerator that you didn't get to, therefore eliminating waste. Keep a container in your kitchen, such as a tin bucket or crock, to accumulate your composting materials. If you don't want to buy one, you can make your own indoor or outdoor homemade compost bin. Collect ...


A compost pile is easy to make and doesn't require much space. In order to reach optimal temperatures, the pile should be at least 3 feet wide, 3 feet across, and 3 feet tall (one cubic yard). That is the minimum size to generate temperatures that can kill weeds and pathogens, but smaller compost piles will also work with ...