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Composting Tips: Kick your composting up a notch with these tips. Using this simple 3-bin composter you can turn yard and kitchen waste into rich compost in 4 to 6 weeks. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/garden/composting-tips/view-all

Composting Tips

Composting Tips - Kick your composting up a notch with these tips. -- Using this simple composter you can turn yard and kitchen waste into rich compost in 4 to 6 weeks.

Another, often underutilized component of sustainable gardening, is to minimize off site yard waste. By making a compost fence, a wall of small branches decomposing as it ages, Jennifer Carlson takes full advantage of her small space. Seattle Washington. Saxon Holt Photography/PhotoBotanic Garden Library

Sustainable gardening, is to minimize off site yard waste. By making a compost fence, a wall of small branches decomposing as it ages, Jennifer Carlson takes full advantage of her small space.

DIY Compost bin made from hardware cloth by Tom Powers

How to Make a Yard Waste Bin

Time or money invested in your garden’s soil always brings the best returns: healthy, vigorous plants and great harvests. And when you keep yard waste and kitchen scraps from the landfill you’re doubly rewarded. You can buy ready-made, organic compost to get a jump start. But it’s easy and inexpensive to make your own with the right materials and proper equipment. Pretty Handy Girl made a perfect guide for beginners. So what can be composted? Only raw fruits and veggies (and egg shell)…

Basic Rules to Learn How to Make Your Compost

Backyard composting for beginners. How to transform kitchen and yard waste into natural fertilizer for your homestead vegetable garden.

Whether you're learning about hot composting, passive compost methods, or other compost systems, start with this composting for beginners primer.

How Compost Turns Yard Waste into Black Gold . It started off as leftover lettuce and dead leaves, and now it's food for your lawn.

How Compost Turns Yard Waste Into Black Gold

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This two-bin composting system can be built by one person in about five hours. The bin holds one ton of properly moistened yard waste. It's rodent proof and has removable front doors to reduce the work of turning the compost. You'll never have to buy organic matter for your garden again!

You can also adapt this design to a three-bin system by adding another middle partition and increasing the length of the system to three feet.

Two-bin composting system - holds one ton of dampened yard waste. Rodent-proof with removable front doors. Could also be adapted to a three-bin system.

I really need to build a composting contained like this - probably find at Lowe's or HD

Smart Spring Yard Cleanup

Smart Spring Yard Cleanup- I like this idea for composting leaves and yard waste. No food scraps

Yard Waste = Free Halloween Costume: How to Make Creepy Masks from Fallen Palm Tree Fronds « Halloween Ideas

How To: Yard Waste = Free Halloween Costume: How to Make Creepy Masks from Fallen Palm Tree Fronds

It's like the Spooky Mask from the Legend of Zelda! Yard Waste = Free Halloween Costume: How to Make Creepy Masks from Fallen Palm Tree Fronds « Halloween Ideas

FM tip - Having a garden gives you a means of re-using natural waste such as eggshells, apple cores, coffee grinds as well as yard waste which many people throw away. You can either purchase or make a compost bin to turn this organic material into gardening gold which can be used to help your plants grow! Love Mother Nature!

Composting is a way to turn organic waste material into a product that can be safely stored, used and given back to the environment. Here's how to start your

Raised Beds and Soil Rehab with Yard Waste - The Permaculture Research Institute

Add Nitrogen to Compost - coffee grounds, manure, plants, grass clippings.

Drum composters convert yard waste to finished compost much faster than stationary compost bins do because they allow you to churn and instantly aerate the waste. Plus, drum composters are easier on your back.

DIY Compost Barrel Tumbler

HomeMade Modern, Episode 14 – DIY Log Lounger. The log lounge chair is a great way to turn yard waste that would otherwise end up in landfill or a fireplace into sturdy outdoor furniture.

HomeMade Modern DIY Log Lounger

The log lounger is a great way to turn yard waste that would end up in landfills or a fireplace, into sturdy outdoor furniture.