A 3-bin composter allows you to mix in one compartment, turn in another, and store finished compost in another. You can build your own for next to nothing with a little homesteader ingenuity. This post contains complete plans with fully illustrated schematic to build a 3-bin composter out of scrap or new materials.
There are so many items that can be added to the compost pile that you may not be aware of. Check out this list of items you can add.
Having a compost pile is key to growing a productive garden. Starting a compost pile from scratch is often seen as daunting and people don’t know how to build a compost heap, so many people just avoid it for fear of ‘doing it wrong’. Compost has so many benefits for the garden, I really encourage […]
We use a deep bedding system (also called “deep litter” for poultry) for all our different livestock around here in the winter. That means that instead of a regular schedule of removing waste from barns, sheds, and loafing areas, we continually add clean bedding material on top of the old bedding. It becomes a deep […]
A beginners primer on how to get started with composting, plus some tips and tricks you may not have known.
We do Not have room for a compost pile. We used to have a 3 pile system that was half the size of our current garden. It’s about Space isn’t it ? We have learned to use the pathways between our raised beds and let composted leaves and manure work just below where we walk.