I Have a Compost Pile

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    My Bucket

    We recently moved out into the country where there is a lot of space and no official trash service. Some things had been left here and among them I found a very, very large bucket with a crazy industrial lid. I had my husband to drill holes into the bottom of it, Then, I added...
    lovelycatastrophe lovelycatastrophe
    1 Response Oct 24, 2011

    Not Yet

    I want to start one! We have 8 people in my house, so needless to say a LOT of food goes to waste. Every year we do a garden and I think that would help tremendously, along with cutting down on the amount of trash we put out. Hoping to find some good tips in here ^.^d
    LaDispute LaDispute
    Jun 16, 2012

    A Tumbler, Not a Pile

    I can't say that I am old-school, having a compost pile, because I don't.  I don't have that much space and I live in the city, so it isn't practical.  But I do have a tumbler.  A pretty good size, too.  And a kitchen, table-top composting bin, too, for...
    hippieheart hippieheart
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2008

    Not Sure It's Working, Though

    My compost pile is a little over a year old, but I haven't gotten any of that marvelous rich soil-like compost out of it. Part of the problem is that I'm constantly adding to it, rather than just creating a pile and letting it break down. I do turn it a lot though, and add water...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 21, 2008
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