5 DIY Compost Bins You Can Easily Make At Home
Composting is a wonderful way to help out your garden plants. You create your very own soil amendment, while recycling a bunch of garden and kitchen waste. Amazing! This nutrient-rich blend of composted materials works wonders for your plants, no matter if it is mixed into the soil or just spread around them. It helps them grow stronger, bigger, and healthier. You will have a beautiful garden full of lush flowers and heaps of produce. However, before you start reaping the benefits of composting, you first need to have a place to throw in all that organic matter for decomposing. That’s why today we will show you some DIY compost bins you can easily make yourself.
Composting is a wonderful way to help out your garden plants
DIY Compost Bins
You don’t need to spend a ton of money on a compost bin for it to do its job properly. That’s the best thing about composting, it’s quite easy to do. So, you can easily save yourself a few bucks and build your very own compost bin. All you need is a free weekend and some motivation and soon you will have your very own place to compost. So, if you are eager to start making your own soil amendment, let’s see how you can create a bin.
You don’t need to spend a ton of money on a compost bin for it to do its job properly
You don’t need any fancy materials to create a good compost bin. Your old outdoor trash can will do a great job. Well, as long as it is lidded. With your handy power drill, you can create a compost bin in no time. It is recommended to have a paddle drill bit, but even if you don’t have one, you can still make this simple DIY and start composting very soon.
Get the full tutorial at Better Homes and Gardens.
Your old outdoor trash can will do a great job as a compost bin
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If you are concerned with how you will be able to rotate your compost pile with some of the other bins, you can try out this DIY. This compost tumbler makes rotating your pile a breeze. In general, turning your compost is something that must be done from time to time in order to control the smells and to make sure all the materials mix, heat up and decompose. However, tumbler bins are quite expensive. Well, unless you make it yourself. You can easily make your own with an old barrel and some sawhorses.
Get the full tutorial at Kinda Crunchy Kate.
This compost tumbler makes rotating your pile a breeze
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Do you have a free plastic storage tote lying around? If the answer is yes, then why not turn it into a mini compost bin? This is an inexpensive option for a bin and it isn’t in the slightest complex. However, it does get the job done. As long as you have a drill at home, you can whip up this DIY bin in fifteen minutes and start composting in no time.
Get the full tutorial at Young House Love.
This is an inexpensive option for a compost bin
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There are a ton of pallet bin variations you can DIY. However, we like the classics. If you are looking for something that is inexpensive and sturdy, this one is for you. It’s a great choice if you want a composter that will have a permanent place in your garden. With a couple of pallets and some tools you can easily create a place for your compost pile.
Get the full tutorial at Mike’s Backyard Nursery.
There are a ton of pallet bin variations you can DIY
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If you want to compost on a smaller scale, then this DIY is for you. All you need is a couple of crates, a paper bag, some weed blocking fabric, and some glue. Yep, that simple. This DIY is super easy to put together and won’t take you more than one afternoon. And a big bonus to this small compost bin is that it can easily be rotated.
Get the full tutorial at Blissful Britt.
This DIY is super easy to put together
These were some of our favorite ideas for DIY compost bins. We hope you found this article useful. Now you can create the compost bin of your choice and start your composting journey!
These were some of our favorite ideas for DIY compost bins