There are many different brands of compost bins available for purchase on the market. Each of these are designed to help dispose of organic materials, keeping it out of landfills while helping you pack your garden’s soil with nutrient-rich plant food each growing season. The compost bins gardeners can purchase range in price from $20 (for a small kitchen compost container) to $1,400 and up (for large outdoor composting setups).
Though many of the composting systems available on the market are fully loaded and designed to get the most out of your kitchen and garden scraps, most of them are simply containers with added holes for aeration and drainage. Why spend that much money on something you can make yourself out of materials you could find in a junkyard? [Read more…]