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Post  countrynaturals on 6/9/2017, 11:29 am

I found this in a FB BTE group and thought it was a great idea. (Copied with permission from the owner).


Suz Molthop Did you create that compost tumbler? Terrific idea!

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Jeff Miztah Rogers Yes, I had an old rain barrel and a post from a removed chain link fence. The railroad ties were my flower bed border in the front yard that I replaced with local rocks in a rock wall, so I re purposed them as a stand. I cut a 8 - inch by 12 inch panel from the side of the barrel and installed it with a hinge and some hasps to hold it closed. I drilled some air holes in the top and side and installed the spigot on the bottom. I use the spigot to make compost tea. About once a week I add a few gallons of water and let it stew overnight, open the spigot in the morning and out comes heavy black nutrient rich compost tea.
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Post  sanderson on 6/9/2017, 3:09 pm

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Post  SwampTroll on 6/11/2017, 2:33 pm

@countrynaturals wrote:I found this in a FB BTE group and thought it was a great idea. (Copied with permission from the owner).

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 6/12/2017, 7:33 am

Back to Eden.

Interesting idea on his tumbler....  Don't see the spigot, but am assuming it's at the lower end.


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