03-13-2015, 09:09 AM
  • mikeperry
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After completing this gardening project, I decided it was time to put together a new and bigger compost bin/pile... Plus, try to make it look a little bit better, seeing it is viewable in the garden...

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2014-08-15: Digging out for a new (& bigger) composting area

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2014-08-15: Digging out for a new (& bigger) composting area

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2014-08-15: New (& bigger) composting area dugout, plus small stone retaining wall installed

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2014-08-15: Existing compost pile

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2014-08-31: 1 of 2 "wooden frames" pre-assembled, will help form new (& bigger) composting area

Me being me, not the brightest bulb in the pack, I thought it might be a good idea to rebuild the small section of stone wall I couldn't the previous year, before installing the pre-assembled "wooden frames"...

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2014-08-31: Existing compost pile removed

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2014-08-31: New (& bigger) composting area turning into a much larger project than I had envisioned

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2014-08-31: Stone retaining wall rebuilt around new (& bigger) composting area

After completing the above, I needed to take a looooong nap Sleepy

Once the batteries had be recharged, it was time to get back out there and finally! finish this project...

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2014-09-09: New (& bigger) composting area taking shape, "wooden frames" (posts) installed

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2014-09-14: Finally! completed new (& bigger) composting area

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 03-13-2015, 11:06 AM
  • freddy
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Beautiful job, Mike.  I bet you're glad that task is done. Winky

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 03-13-2015, 11:31 AM
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Great job, Mike! It looks like that will hold quite a bit of compost. That must take care of most (if not all) of your garden's fertilizing needs. 

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 03-13-2015, 03:07 PM
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Great job, Mike! 

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 03-15-2015, 04:00 PM
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Looks good. As you know, one can never have to much compost.


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