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    • Pam Spencer

      Perfect compost bin - Favorite backyard projects: Raised beds, benches, cabanas, paths, fountains, arbors, and more - Sunset Mobile

    • Christina Ramsay Campbell

      Perfect compost bin Designed by horticulturists at the University of California Cooperative Extension, this compost bin is inexpensive, easy to build, and features five stackable sections for simple, efficient composting. Expect finished compost in about six weeks.

    • Diana Anderson

      The Perfect Compost Bin. We added a "lid" made of redwood 2 x 4s framing a screen of 1/4-inch hardware cloth to help keep the raccoons and other critters out. We put handles on the sides of the lid so we can also use it to sift the finished compost later. If you set up the bin sections with the corner post ends sticking up, the lid can fit down over them like another section would.

    • Kimberly Massey

      A compost bin with a college degree < Favorite DIY Garden Projects - Mobile

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      53 favorite backyard projects | Perfect compost bin |

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      Perfect compost bin | Favorite DIY Garden Projects - Sunset

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      Make your own compost? Why not. Get that garden growing

    • Kim Conley

      Build the perfect compost bin It's inexpensive, easy to build, and features five stackable sections for simple, efficient composting|Jim McCausland A compost bin with a college degree Photo: Andrew Drake When horticulturists at the University of California Cooperative Extension set out to design the perfect compost bin, they wanted one that was simple to build, easy to use, and efficient at making compost. The bin shown here meets those criteria. This 3-foot-square unit consists of five sections. You start the compost pile by filling one or two sections with organic matter, then stack on the other sections as you add more material. By following the recipe below, you can have a load of finished compost in about six weeks. TIME: Two to three hours COST: $50 to $75, depending on the grade of wood (we used untreated pine) MATERIALS • 60 feet 1-by-6 utility wood • 10 feet 2-by-2 utility wood • 80 2-inch woodscrews • 1 quart of wood sealer

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