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Lifetime 60021 75-Gallon Compost Tumbler, Black

Posted by admin on June 11, 2011

Lifetime 60021 75-Gallon Compost Tumbler, BlackYou can get a lot of composting done easily and efficiently with the Lifetime 75 Gallon Compost Tumbler.

This durable compost tumbler is constructed with heavy-duty UV-protected HDPE.  It features black double walled panels to absorb and retain heat. It has an extra-large removable lid that makes it easy to load lawn and garden trimmings and organic waste. The lid also latches and locks to keep rodents out and compost in.

This tumbler has an ingenious design that allows it to turn on an axis for easy and balanced rotation. An internal aerator bar mixes compost and allows air to flow. It’s supported by a powder-coated steel frame with a spring-loaded pin to lock rotation during filling. Finally a galvanized steel base offers excellent stability. This tumbler has a 5-year limited warranty.

Price: $299.00

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Understanding How To Incorporate Garden Compost Into Your Garden

Posted by admin on June 10, 2011

Just like people, gardens need nutrients to grow and flourish. Incorporating garden compost into your garden allows you to feed your plants and vegetables and improve overall soil quality.

You can obtain ready prepared bags of garden compost from most garden nurseries or garden supply stores. Many garden supply companies and gardening websites offer an online service and will deliver. It is important that you choose the right garden compost for your soil and particular needs. Some plants and garden shrubs such as rhododendrons and azaleas require special ericaceous compost to make the soil more acid. While other garden compost is suitable for general use for vegetable and flower gardening.

The main advantage of using compost on your garden is to improve the soil structure. Good garden soil needs to be loose and be able to hold water but with adequate drainage. Clay soil can be very heavy, so adding garden compost will improve the structure and drainage. For soils that are sandy, garden compost will absorb water and improve the water-holding capacity of the soil.

As well as improving the structure and water retaining properties of soil, the decomposing compost will gradually release nutrients vital for healthy plant growth. Nitrogen is a vital nutrient in plant growth which can be obtained from garden compost. The use of adding manure as well as compost will ensure a good supply of nitrogen if growing highly productive crops.

For those who do not want to buy their garden compost, making your own compost in your garden has several advantages. Firstly, it allows the gardener to recycle garden wastes. This means less waste to have to dispose of. Secondly, you will know what has gone into your garden compost. So if you want to be an organic gardener, you will have control over what has gone into your compost.

When deciding on your home garden compost bin it is best to design it into your garden. Making a home compost can be made from ready made plastic drums which turn, to wooden enclosures made yourself or from kits ready to assemble. Having some sort of structure for your compost will save space and hasten decomposition. If you find that the thought of your compost bin may spoil the look of the garden, then garden screens can be useful to hide it from view.

When you have to dispose of garden waste those garden jobs can become harder. But with your own garden compost patch or bin, garden clearance becomes a whole lot easier. Most organic materials will decompose, but not all garden wastes should go into your home compost. Leaves, grass cuttings, non-woody plant trimmings can all be composted. If putting grass cuttings into your compost, it is advisable to mix with other garden waste to keep it aerated. Branches, logs or twigs greater than 1/4 inch thick should be put through a garden mulcher or shredder first, as they will not decompose fast enough.

Kitchen waste is a valuable addition to your compost. Wastes such as vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, tea bags, and egg shells make good compost. Some organic materials should not be added to your compost as they could create a health hazard. Pet waste should not be added nor should meat, bones or fat. Whole eggs and dairy products should also not be added as they attract rodents. Any plant that is diseased should be avoided in your compost. This is because although the temperature in the center of your compost may reach 140 degrees and kill off many diseases, you can not be sure that your compost has been sufficiently mixed to the center to reach this temperature. Using a garden incinerator to dispose of diseased plants will ensure the spread of disease is contained.

Once you begin to fill your compost bin, decomposition can take from six months to two years. The process can be sped up by mixing dry and wet materials and chopping or shredding waste as small as possible. The stage of decomposition will vary from top to bottom as you continually add more waste. The more finished compost will be found at the bottom of your bin and should be removed first.

The best system of composting is to have two bins on the go, one to add to and one for maturing. Remember that the site of your compost is important as you want it near enough to your area where it is to be used but not too close to your neighbours to be a nuisance. Once having set up your garden compost your garden will benefit from good quality garden compost to produce better plants, flowers or vegetables.

If you would like to know more click on GARDENING FOR NOVICES below.

Paul H Jenkins is a highly successful freelance writer and the author of GARDENING FOR NOVICES

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Organic Gardener’s Composting

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Organic Gardener's CompostingHave you always wanted to grow your own vegetables but didn’t know what to do? Here are the best tips on how to become a true and envied organic gardner!

Introducing… Organic Gardener’s Composting!

Absolutely everything anyone would ever need to learn how to successfully make organic compost is contained within this impressive work.

Take a look the specifics contained within this amazing book:

* A simple explanation of composting; how it works, why it’s necessary and how to do it!

* A season by season explanation of composting

* Tips on Turning Compost

* How to Make Humus-step by step!

* Understanding how Temperature Effects Composting

* FAQ about Organic Composting

* How to find more organic composting than your home/land produces to grow even larger gardens

* How to keep down the smell of a compost/waste bucket

This newly released work called Organic Gardener’s Composting is the quickest and easiest way to begin successfully gardening today!

Price: $4.67

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Ringer 3050 Compost Plus 2 Pound Box

Posted by admin on June 9, 2011

Ringer 3050 Compost Plus 2 Pound BoxComposts lawn clippings, brown leaves, and hard to compost items such as wood chips, pine cones, and twigs. 2 lb. box converts 500 to 750 lb. of yard debris to mulch. Contains a proprietary blend of microorganisms with specially designed nutrient sources

Price: $16.99

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Suncast TCB6800 6.5 Cubic Foot Tumbling Composter

Posted by admin on June 8, 2011

Suncast TCB6800 6.5 Cubic Foot Tumbling ComposterThis unique tool lets you make compost more than ten times faster than the traditional method. Tumbling your waste makes it become compost after only 3 to 4 weeks in this durable resin container. U.S.A. Capacity (gal.): 48 5/8, Drain (qty.): 1, Usage: Quick composting, Dimensions L x W x H (in.): 41 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 42 1/4

Price: $99.99

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Tumbleweed 200003 58-Gallon Rotating Compost Bin, Green

Posted by admin on June 7, 2011

Tumbleweed 200003 58-Gallon Rotating Compost Bin, GreenThe brilliantly designed center pivoting composter produces up to 60 gallons of compost 4 times faster than any other. It mixes the compost simply by turning the composter on its centered pivoting stand. Accessible from either end too.

Price: $179.99

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Composting Enhancer: 32 oz Concentrate

Posted by admin on June 6, 2011

Composting Enhancer:  32 oz Concentrate Description:

A special formula blended compost enhancer made of highly active microorganisms, nutrients, micronutrients and special enzyme systems that will synergistically accelerate the natural compost degradation cycle. Contains the highest microbial count per gallon in the market place. 32 oz of concentrate makes 16 gallons. Due to changes in shipping regulations, we cannot ship this item to California.

Regular price: 24.95 USD
Our price: 19.95 USD

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Galvanized Kitchen Composter Pails-2 pk.

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Galvanized Kitchen Composter Pails-2 pk. Description:

Use these handy compost pails to store your composting materials between trips to your composter. Designed to fit on your countertop, fill the compost pails with your vegetable and table scraps. Compost pails are made from galvanized metal and feature carrying handles and a lid. Sold as a set of two pails. Small Compost Pail Size: 7.75″ Diameter, 8.75″ High. Large Compost Pail Size: 9″ Diameter, 10″ High

Regular price: 35.95 USD
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Composting Bin: Extendable

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Composting Bin: Extendable Description:

This strong yet lightweight compost bin stores and composts organic waste. Ventilating holes aerate compost for faster decomposing. Includes composting instructions. Easy to assemble. Measures 36 in H and 142 in L. Made from heavy-duty plastic.

Regular price: 39.95 USD
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Jora Compost Tumbler 70 Gallon

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Jora Compost Tumbler 70 Gallon Description:

Designed in Sweden this tumbling composter features easy rotation, dual compartments, insulating properties, and a rodent-proof design. Dual Compartments allows for one compartment to be used for new waste while the other matures. Individual doors make for easy dumping of mature compost while new waste is contained.Insulation provides higher temperatures for the quickest composting. Waste breaks down before rotting, which attracts vermin and flies. Higher temperatures allows for composting straight through winter. Insulated rotating drum provides even heat distribution and keeps the break down process active for all material in the composter. Produces new compost in as little as 6-8 weeks. Specially suited to compost kitchen waste. Composter features high stand eliminating rodents’ access to waste.

Regular price: 399.99 USD
Our price: 365.00 USD

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