Sustainable Gardening: Composting Made Easy -- five easy to follow steps to getting started with composting. (In the photo: Lifetime 80 gal. Compost Tumbler http://www.homedepot.com/p/Lifetime-80-gal-Compost-Tumbler-60058/202458226)
just in case you don’t want to go spend your hard earned dollars buying a fancy composter in excess of $100 bucks or more, I thought I would show you how to make your own using some recycled and some store bought materials for about $30 in a matter of hours.
Make a Worm Composter for Less than Five Bucks. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 nesting buckets (or 3; see note at end of post), 1 bucket lid, a drill fit with an 1/8″ (or so) bit, newspaper, worms (you’ll need red wigglers for this; if you have a friend with worms see if you can have a handful. Otherwise, you may need to buy some). Click through for step by step instructions complete with photos.