A simple design for a backyard biochar stove that anyone can build. Continue reading “Biochar: Double Walled Gasification Stove”
Insulated Composter – “The Tardis”
The latest experiment in composting. Continue reading “Insulated Composter – “The Tardis””
Solar Heated Compost Pile
An experiment to see if adding a solar heat collector to the small composter can raise the temperature inside the composting drum and “jump start” the thermophilic bacterial decomposition process. Continue reading “Solar Heated Compost Pile”
Small Hot Compost Pile
Is it possible to make a successful small hot compost pile? Keep reading to find out the answer. Continue reading “Small Hot Compost Pile”
Open Top Flame Cap Biochar Kiln – Second Design
A critique of my first attempt to make biochar with an open top kiln and how to solve some of the problems. Continue reading “Open Top Flame Cap Biochar Kiln – Second Design”
Best Composter Update: Back to The Drawing Board
Some Updates on the search for the best drum composter.
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The Best Composter?
DIY insulated drum composter with a hand crank.
Biochar kiln Update
Sometimes the solution to problems are so close to your face that you can’t see them at all. Continue reading “Biochar kiln Update”
Gardening Without Plastic: Wooden Worm Tower
Do we really need all that plastic in the garden? Continue reading “Gardening Without Plastic: Wooden Worm Tower”
A Better Composting Drum
Some improvements to the original design. Continue reading “A Better Composting Drum”