Compost Barrel on a Budget

Compost Barrel on a Budget

I’ve been wanting to start a compost barrel for a while now. We throw away a lot of food scraps at our house, and then buy overpriced, non-natural fertilizer for my garden. Pretty stupid when you think about it.

I was looking in to start a composter, but most available models are ludicrously overpriced – like this tumbler for $99, or this even-dumber tumbler for $199. I had little intent on spending three figures on what is essentially a trash can with holes.

read more