In this DIY gardening video tutorial, you'll find instructions on constructing your own compost bin. More precisely, this video will show you how to build a compost bin from recycled skids and coat hangers that'll have your friends green with envy. Take a look!
Lars explains how to use a tumbleweed compost bin. A very quick and easy process is key into creating compost for your garden. Watch video for best results.
So you've decided to make your own fertilizer from compost. Watch this video to learn how to construct a homemade compost bin from a garbage can.
Lars explains how to use a recycled plastic compost bin. Video shows how bin has no bottom to help your soil stay biologically active. Watch video for best results.
blockvideos shows how to build a cinderblock compost bin for recycling needs. The builder will need 20 corner blocks, 36 AB York blocks, 12 AB Dublin blocks, 17 wall caps, 5 fifty pound bags of crushed rock, and and 2 tubes of masonry adhesive. To begin, find a location to bui ...more
Soil is arguably one of the most important ingredients when starting a garden. Buying it from the store is easy, but sometimes store bought soil doesn't work as well. Now making your own soil, cannot only help make your garden grow, but gets rid of unwanted fruits and veggies. ...more
Leigh Ramsdell and Hal Brindley with The Environmentals discuss how to build a worm composting bin. To build a worm composting bin, you will need a plastic tub or a box with a lid. Calculate one square foot of surface area per pound of worms. A pound of worms can process a hal ...more
This is a tutorial on how to compost at home with a composting bin. First, you have to select an area for composting ensuring a location with plenty of sun and a water supply. You will need to divide your bin into two sections, one for the finished compost, the other for creat ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a tumbler bin composter and compost in 14 - 21 days. The materials needed for the composter are: 1 plastic drum, 6 nails or strong pins, (3) 1 square inch tubes, 3 hinges and lock, 3 yards of wire, and 1 square foot of zinc. Be ...more
In order to make a make worm compost, you will need the following: plastic containers, shredded newspaper, water, food scraps, and worms. Modify the containers in order to allow air to get through, by making holes in the lid. Shred some newspaper. Moisten the paper with water ...more
Every day, the average American throws away about four pounds of trash. But a lot of your daily trash could actually be very useful in the garden, as composting. In this episode of Growing Wisdom, Dave Epstein shows you how to use a three-bin composting system. Growing Wisdom ...more
Today we learn how to make a simple compost bin in this how to video. Simple is good here, so you can have more time to do other things. All you really need to start composting leaves from the garden is chicken wire and some wood.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a simple compost bin. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Users will need some galvanized wire that is about 5 ft high and 4 ft long. Begin by fastening the wire together in a cylinder shape. Then place a pile of lea ...more
Composting is said to be every gardener’s gold, but making compost and getting it ready could take up to a year. Professional growers have discovered that compost activators can help speed up composting quickly…sometimes to as little as 30 days! 6 Steps to Speed Up Composting ...more
While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more
This video shows you how to make compost from organic debris in the garden and leftover food.To make compost, you must add organic debris or scraps of food to such as pine needles, leaves or fruits to your compost bin. You should use horse or cow manure to speed up the process ...more
The one thing that can make your home garden flourish is by taking care of it and meeting the needs of your plants. One of those needs is great fertilizer. And the best fertilizer comes from the heart, not the store. Get great results in your garden by making your own fertiliz ...more
Food waste is a topic near and dear to my heart, but the truth is, no matter how dutiful we are about finding ways to double-down on food scraps, a lot of stuff goes into the trash needlessly. Composting is the obvious answer. This is the process of taking organic waste (thin ...more
Patty Moreno shows us how to make a worm compost bin with cheap, everyday, household items. • Get an 18-gallon rubber storage bin and at least two tops. • Drill holes into bin for aeration. • Place cardboard into the bottom of the bin. • Spread a bed of shredded newspaper on ...more
Do you drink a lot of coffee? Before you toss your used coffee grounds into the trash or compost bin, see if you can use them to deodorize your freezer, cover up your wooden furniture scratches, and help clean up the grease and grime from your pots and pans. If you are an avi ...more
Being a city dweller does not mean you cannot save the planet — or your food scraps. Climate change and resource management are big issues. Composting in any size space is not only possible, but it gives you a chance to reduce greenhouse gasses and reuse food scraps. Right no ...more
Well suited for loft living, Studio Gorm's Flow Kitchen offers an extremely eco-friendly and efficient solution to all your daily actions in the kitchen. The Netherlands based design studio focuses on three major areas: Waste, Water and Energy. My favorite element? A cutting b ...more
Are you looking for a little microbe magic? Think composting. Composting is a great way to reuse food and plant waste that you would otherwise throw into the trash, which would just end up in a landfill somewhere. During the composting cycle, microbes reduce this organic wast ...more
This is a great way to learn how to upgrade your small house plants into bigger ones. Start over plants once a year. Put rocks on the bottom for drainage. Bugs help your plants to grow. Do not use Pesticides on your house plants. Water weekly. Compost bins make great soil. Swe ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to grow strawberries easily in a container. First, you will need your refrigerated bare root strawberries laid out in front of you. Next, prepare your soil by using a high quality potting mix and adding 1/3 compost to the mixture. Take your soil ...more
Looking to make a worm composting bin? Look no further. This video vermiculture how-to will see to it that you know everything you need to know to start your own worm-assisted compost process. For more information, including detailed instructions on setting up your own worm co ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to begin composting. When you compost, you have a lot of choices of where you want to compost. You can do it inside of a metal bin, in a small tumble type of container, or a wood cedar box. If you are doing a lot of composting, use a large compos ...more
Some of the best organic compost you can use for your home garden comes from worms, and it's called vermicompost. This video shows you a way to harvest the vermicast, also known as worm castings, worm humus or worm manure, which are those dark brown, dirt-like materials, for u ...more
Patty Moreno, the Garden Girl, demonstrates how to breed worms for the purposes of home composting. With some household tools, organic waste, and worms galore, you can create rich soil while helping the environment. Check out this video tutorial for an in depth look at DIY ver ...more
This video tutorial is in the food category which will show you how to clean a coffee maker with vinegar. First you got to remove the used coffee powder from the coffee pot and put it in a compost maker or in the garbage bin. Then add one part vinegar and two parts water in th ...more
Like Costco's price codes or the tags on your bread, the numerical codes printed on those sticky little fruit and vegetable labels can reveal a lot of information to us consumers. Once you understand the codes, you can look at that little label (also known as PLU, or "price lo ...more