Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:49 am

» Hello from South Mississippi
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:46 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by plantoid Today at 7:48 am

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by sanderson Today at 4:23 am

» Butterfly Junction
by Greenbeard Today at 2:03 am

» strawberries SFG
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:16 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 8:12 pm

» SUGA 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:52 pm

» My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:39 pm

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:25 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:47 pm

» who has chickens
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 4:42 pm

» Growing zucchini in containers
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:43 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:59 pm

» Spaghetti Squash ?
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:52 pm

» Growing Strawberries in Charlotte
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:24 pm

» An excellent read for those with Diabetes
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 1:32 pm

» Hello from Richmond
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 6:25 am

» Double layer weed cloth/landscape fabric?
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 6:20 am

» Hello from Southeast Michigan!
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:09 am

» Wick Irrigation
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:17 am

» Watering System -- Finally!
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:47 am

» Mirrors in the Garden
by ralitaco 3/28/2017, 10:06 pm

» Friend or foe?
by sanderson 3/28/2017, 8:08 pm

» Comfrey
by llama momma 3/28/2017, 3:23 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/28/2017, 12:27 pm

» March: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 3/28/2017, 12:03 pm

» Medical Herbs
by Ginger Blue 3/28/2017, 10:39 am

» 1st SFG Plan - Any thoughts?
by herblover 3/28/2017, 9:04 am

» New from OK City
by sanderson 3/28/2017, 3:18 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

What Composter do You Have???

View previous topic View next topic Go down

What Composter do You Have???

Post  ArkansasSFGardener on 5/5/2013, 8:47 pm

I searched the forum but didn't see a topic that was just to show off composters.. So I made this one! I think I did pretty good today! I looked on craigslist for compost/composters, and ran across my new composter!


It is the Compostumbler2... It has two separate compartments that can hold three 30 gallon trash bags worth of media...

These things brand new are $600!!!! I got it for $$$75$$$!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so excited to start composting!

Now show off what you use to compost!!
avatar
ArkansasSFGardener

Male Posts : 87
Join date : 2013-05-01
Age : 27
Location : Lonoke, Arkansas 7b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  donnainzone5 on 5/5/2013, 9:04 pm

Cool deal!
avatar
donnainzone5

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 2043
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 69
Location : Bend, OR (Zone 5-6)

View user profile http://www.amway.com/DonnaKBecker

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  artisticfoodie on 5/5/2013, 9:21 pm

No picture of mine (yet). I confiscated 4 pallets that were used to deliver some AC units to our church. Broke one down and used the slats from it on the other three. Made a simple u, and lined it with some left over chicken wire from my SFG critter cage.
avatar
artisticfoodie

Male Posts : 64
Join date : 2013-05-04
Age : 54
Location : North Texas, Zone 7B

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  Lindacol on 5/5/2013, 9:33 pm

avatar
Lindacol

Posts : 777
Join date : 2011-01-23
Location : Bloomington, CA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  clightowler on 5/21/2013, 10:45 pm

Here's the composter that I've just finished building.

It's 8' long, with 4 compartments. I used to have 6 of the upright black plastic ones, where you could slide the door open at the bottom, but it was impossible to turn it over and really difficult to dig the compost out through the door. I decided to build my own so that I could make the whole front removable and I could get in there to turn it over easily. The idea is that I put fresh stuff in one end, then gradually move it over as I turn it, and I should always have ready-to-use compost in the other end compartment. I'm very pleased with it, and it seems to be working great so far!

The round holes in the front are to make it easy to slide the front panels out when I want to.

avatar
clightowler

Posts : 11
Join date : 2013-05-20
Location : London, Ontario

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  drixnot on 5/22/2013, 2:42 am

Something like this..... not real happy with my results. But in its defense, I don't think its gotten full enough and doesn't get enough sun where its at. Not ready to give up on it just yet.

avatar
drixnot

Posts : 41
Join date : 2013-04-17
Location : northern ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Aussie barrel

Post  Ray'ssfg on 5/22/2013, 5:03 am

Smile I have had my barrels for about five years. The

They work really well if you only fill them half full
Ray Downunder

avatar
Ray'ssfg

Male Posts : 122
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 71
Location : Paynesville, Victoria, Australia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What Composter do You Have???

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum