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DIY Backyard Composting

After a failed attempt to do an open air compost pile (probably due to the constant random down pours in Galveston), finally found a little time and energy to set up my backyard compost bin for our leftover food scraps! 321 more words

Adventures in composting

A year ago, I had a chest freezer that quit. I kept it and decided to make it a worm farm. I filled it with leaves, grass clippings, paper/cardboard and kitchen scraps. 177 more words

Free Plants

Temporary Compost Bin

Since we have to get our goat barn built and some other priority work done, building a compost bin is going to have to wait. I have a ton of food waste though and don’t want to not use it so we made a temporary bin. 87 more words


Our DIY Composter

Composting is seriously the coolest thing ever. Okay, it’s really not. It’s all just dirt in the end.

Still, being able to take a bunch of “waste” and turn it into something useful is pretty cool and no small accomplishment. 821 more words



After everything was assembled, one of the doors I had made for the compost bit was a smidge fat.  Thankfully, I brought my #4 plane with me, and I took a few shavings off until it fit correctly. 169 more words

Into left field

When we last saw our compost bin project, it was at the end of the shop phase of the construction.  Now, it’s on to the field install portion.  482 more words


Once the frames were all lapped together (4 frames, 4 corners, 2 sides to the joint, 2 cuts per side is 64 different saw cuts just to get the frames up.  441 more words