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How to Build a Compost Bin

Composting is not only good for the planet, it’s good for the plants. It's good for the wallet, too. Here's how to build your own...

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Top 42 Compost Projects

  1. 1. Green Dreams- Part 2 (04:55)

    Newlyweds Alan and Kathy want to give their new home a green twist.

  2. 2. The Benefits of Compost

    The DIY Network experts discuss how compost gives plants an added natural boost without the use of synthetic fertilizers.

  3. 3. Green Dreams- Part 3 (05:16)

    Newlyweds Alan and Kathy want to give their new home a green twist.

  4. 4. Green Dreams- Part 4 (02:41)

    Newlyweds Alan and Kathy want to give their new home a green twist.

  5. 5. All Purpose (20:00)

    An outdated kitchen is transformed into space that is sure to turn heads.

  6. 6. How to 'Go Green' in the Garden

    Going green in the garden is easy with these eco-friendly tips and ideas from DIY.

  7. 7. How to Assemble a Compost Tumbler

    Compost is the secret to a thriving garden. Purchasing a compost tumbler kit speeds up compost production while making assembly a breez...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. Organic Plant Health Care

    DIY experts add some compost and compost tea to organic plants instead of fertilizer.

  9. 9. Building a Planting Bed (02:36)

    Building a planting bed is a great weekend project that's hard to mess up.

  10. 10. Compost (00:30)

    Here are tips for successful composting.

  11. 11. Worm Compost (02:59)

    Instructions for how to create compost with worms, in your own kitchen.

  12. 12. How to Assemble a Worm Composter

    Worm composting transforms leftover food scraps into valuable plant food. And it can be done year round indoors.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  14. 14. How to Brew Compost Tea

    Steeping compost in water creates an all natural plant food known as compost tea. This method makes an even better batch.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Build a Compost Bin (00:01:00)

    Ahmed Hassan shows how to build a simple three-stage compost bin.

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