A simple design for a backyard biochar stove that anyone can build. Continue reading “Biochar: Double Walled Gasification Stove”
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”
Open Top Flame Cap Biochar Kiln.
Tom builds an open top biochar kiln.
Best Composter Update: Back to The Drawing Board
Some Updates on the search for the best drum composter.
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A quick and easy method for protecting seedlings from ducks, squirrels, and wascally wabbits.
The Best Composter?
DIY insulated drum composter with a hand crank.