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DIY Compost Bin ideas

Discussion in 'DIY - Do-It-Yourself Projects, Construction, Etc.' started by Jeffeff95, May 3, 2019.

  1. May 8, 2019
    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Super Self-Sufficient

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    I second the trench composting. Ive done it alot with fish and sluaghter waste. Did a video on it i bet theres a thread on the video here somewhere
     
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    Chic Rustler

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    Here ya go. I dug up a link

     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    Excellent suggestion, WD.
     
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    Jeffeff95

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    Appreciate the link!
    When I get home today I will look at it.
    I went on the weekend to see if I could salvage that barrel I seen on my yard the previous owner left.
    Turned out to be an old fuel barrel so I have decided against that idea lol.
     
  5. May 8, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Yea - fuel barrel might not make the best compost bin. :)
     
  6. May 9, 2019
    milkmansdaughter

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    I throw everything in with the chickens and compost using Deep Litter. Weeds, grass clilpings, dead leaves, small branches, everything gets thrown in there, and the chickens do all the stirring. In the spring, I put it in the garden, and start over. Just make sure you get some moisture in there as needed. A good compost pile helps the chickens feet warm in the winter. :D
     
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