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Comments - Roundup: 5 DIY Backyard Composting Solutions

KCSunshine on Aug 24, 2015:

Too much moisture will cause mold.

Craig on Jun 05, 2015:

I have a rotating compost bin, I was so excited to make my own compost. After about eight weeks all I have is mold. I really don't want to put that in my garden, how do I prevent mold.

Katy on Jul 22, 2014:

They do not need to be able to spin but it is definitely a luxury. The compost bin needs to be turned with a pitch fork of sorts every couple of weeks for moisture and oxygen. 

Anonymous on May 09, 2014:

why do they need to be able to spin

Anonymous on Apr 05, 2014:

I have been able to get food grade blue barrels for storing water from the local distillery for $10 each. For composting you might prefer to not have lingering oil or something toxic in it.

Robin on Jun 23, 2013:

How do I get the directions on the double barrel compost. I would love to have my husband make this for me.

Robin on Jun 23, 2013:

How do I get directions on how to build the double barrel compost. I would love to have my husband build this for me.

Karin on Jun 23, 2013:

The barrel composter is a great idea, thank you


amy on Jun 13, 2013:

Like everyone else, I would love the double barrel directions.  Thank you so much for you time.

Linda on Jun 10, 2013:

Like to get dierection on how to build the barreal conposter.

joy on May 11, 2013:

Where would you purchase the blue barrels?

joanie on May 02, 2013:

Thank you for sharing. I love the two barrel design. I am addicted to composting, an apple peel would never see a trash can in my home, why that is pure gold. Lol

I might take it up a notch and make a three barrel composting

Jodee on Mar 05, 2013:

Do you have the site where the directions are on how to build the barrel compost contraption?

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