DIY Compost Bin

I have been so excited with the new addition to our garden…a new compost bin!

A mixture of pine and douglas fir/oregon I am told.  My wonderful man made it for us.  It is of a good height so that we can get a spade in to it easily to turn the growing heap.  And it is dismantleable when it comes time to dig out and distribute the compost treasure.  There happened to be a concrete slab under it…great for clearing it with the spade.  I hope it will be “connected” to the earth enough…time will tell.

DIY Compost Bin
New Compost Beginnings
New compost bin settles in alongside the raised garden bed with tomatoes.

The tomatoes in the raised garden bed are growing vigorously and setting fruit….all is well.

Watch this space for some tips on making compost.

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