The latest experiment in composting.
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.
Is it possible to make a successful small hot compost pile? Keep reading to find out the answer.
A critique of my first attempt to make biochar with an open top kiln and how to solve some of the problems.
Some Updates on the search for the best drum composter.
DIY insulated drum composter with a hand crank.
One of the things I have been involved with this year is teaching classes in how to make “hot” compost. A hot compost pile is one which is constructed to create the ideal environment for thermophilic bcteria which can break down organic material is as little as one month. The downside to hot composting is … More E-Z Turn composter