how to make a compost bin

There are six common reasons why compost piles fail, but solutions are easy:

DIY worm composting bin--calls for red worms, which you have to buy (perhaps from a bait shop?)

How to amend your soil.

Turning Junk Mail into Gardeners Gold It's also a great way to dispose of old bills and other papers with personal information on them...

How to Make your own compost bin for under five dollars!! Super Easy! #DIY #Frugal #moneysavingtips

Homemade Miracle Grow, aka compost tea... basically egg shells & coffee grounds that sit in a cool spot for about a week

I think one of these will become the compost bin I am going to start - looks easy enough and not expensive.

This is an easy-to-understand intro to composting for beginners. Read this and you will know exactly how to get started with a compost bin/pile this spring or summer! | via @SparkPeople

Compost or Potato Bin

DIY Compost Bucket

Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced

Good Composting Tips

plans for DIY compost tumbler

Composting is nature’s way of taking waste and turning it into nutrient-rich soil that makes a great amendment to your garden soil or mixed into a potting soil. One of the misconceptions and why more people don’t compost more is that they are worried about the smell or that it could get overrun by bugs. …

cucumber trellis with lettuce underneath getting the partial shade it needs

Parmesan Cheese Shaker: Clean it out, then fill it up with your preferred granular plant fertilizer for an easy way to feed your garden.

DIY Compost Bins

[compost bin] I really like the design of this composter

Trash can composter