Yesterday was another beautiful day here in the “Sooner State”. Rob and I finally got in the backyard to build our compost pile… and we did it for under $30!
Here it is…
We constructed it out of 4 3/8″ x 48″ rebar for $2.35 each and chicken wire (48″ x 10′ spool for roughly $16). Hammer each piece of rebar into the ground into a square shape, then wrap the chicken wire around the perimeter, attaching with wire to each rebar post. Pretty simple!
Did you know, if you’re not using your compost for a vegetable garden, you can throw the craziest things into the pile… from used matches to latex balloons!
Click HERE for the “75 Things You Can Compost, But Thought You Couldn’t”. This list is very interesting! I had no idea you could recycle hair and nail clippings in a compost pile! As quoted on TLC’s website “Imagine how much trash we could prevent from going into landfills if each of us just decided to compost a few more things.”
How simple would it be to construct something as small as our compost pile in a corner of your yard? Composting is such an easy way to keep trash out of the landfills. My parents don’t have a compost pile, but they recycle everything they can and only have one Wal-Mart plastic sack of trash each week! I hope to get to that point!
Do you have a compost pile? If so, what do you throw in?
Until next time…