How to make your own compost tumbler. Compost made in a compost maker like this is ready in about four weeks. Make sure that you only fill the barrel about 3/4 full to allow the materials to tumble when you turn it. Also make sure that you wet the material when you add it to the barrel.

How to make your own compost tumbler. Compost made in a compost maker like this is ready in about four weeks. Make sure that you only fill the barrel about 3/4 full to allow the materials to tumble when you turn it. Also make sure that you wet the material when you add it to the barrel.

DIY compost tumbler ..the guys at the Extension office made these for a test ..they bought used barrels from a surplus store , just be careful what was in the barrels prior to purchase ...made a support , I think theirs had rollers ... drilled holes for air and a door with a latch then filled them up with a mix of wet ,and dry, and turned away ..a bit more than that but it isn't hard...I think that I will make my door a bit larger than this ...just to make it easier ..and do not add meat…

DIY compost tumbler ..the guys at the Extension office made these for a test ..they bought used barrels from a surplus store , just be careful what was in the barrels prior to purchase ...made a support , I think theirs had rollers ... drilled holes for air and a door with a latch then filled them up with a mix of wet ,and dry, and turned away ..a bit more than that but it isn't hard...I think that I will make my door a bit larger than this ...just to make it easier ..and do not add meat…

Infographic shows composting Do's and Dont's. Composting was a fantastic project. We set up 4 barrels: veggies only; veggies and bread; veggies and fruit, and the last with just about anything. Obviously the fourth was disgusting after week 2.

Infographic shows composting Do's and Dont's. Composting was a fantastic project. We set up 4 barrels: veggies only; veggies and bread; veggies and fruit, and the last with just about anything. Obviously the fourth was disgusting after week 2.

DIY Spinning Composter.  My garden needs one of these...and by "my garden" I mean the dirt in my backyard I plan on turning into an awesome garden.

DIY Spinning Composter. My garden needs one of these...and by "my garden" I mean the dirt in my backyard I plan on turning into an awesome garden.

The most well-designed Home-Made Compost Tumbler I've seen. I would add handles, but other than that it's perfect.

The most well-designed Home-Made Compost Tumbler I've seen. I would add handles, but other than that it's perfect.

Drop, Roll and Dump - DIY Compost Tumbler: It's large and loaded with features—but you can build it for the cost of a bargain model Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/garden/diy-compost-tumbler/view-all

Drop, Roll and Dump - DIY Compost Tumbler: It's large and loaded with features—but you can build it for the cost of a bargain model Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/garden/diy-compost-tumbler/view-all

DIY Barrel Compost Tumbler | 13 Best DIY Compost Tumblers  | Make Your Own Organic Garden Fertilizer With These Easy And Inexpensive Compost Tumbler by Pioneer Settler at  http://pioneersettler.com/compost-tumblers/

DIY Barrel Compost Tumbler | 13 Best DIY Compost Tumblers | Make Your Own Organic Garden Fertilizer With These Easy And Inexpensive Compost Tumbler by Pioneer Settler at http://pioneersettler.com/compost-tumblers/

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