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Some Useful Facts Abouts Recycled Plastic Compost Tumblers

A Recycled Plastic Compost Tumbler "The Compost Creator"Is Recycled Plastic The Ideal Material For Compost bins.

These days compost bins and compost tumblers can be manufactured from recycled plastic. Recycled plastic has huge beneficial properties.

  • Can be made into a number of bespoke designs. These designs can further increase productivity of your composting.
  • Can be pre-packed with easy to assemble instructions, so it can be relocated very easily.
  • The compost heap is enclosed. This allows for good heating and free movement with the tumbler or bin.
  • In bins and tumblers the lids can be securely fastened. Moisture is retained with it very easily. It also helps to keep out rain water when it isn’t needed.
  • Most importantly, recycled plastic is highly resistant, robust and free of maintenance. They can last a lifetime.

Great reasons to buy a compost tumbler.

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The Composting Craze!!!
Over the last few years composting has become a big thing, gardeners all over the world have taken up composting for themselves and all playing a part in reducing our need to thow stuff in the rubbish bin.

There are many benefits to your garden growing by using home-made compost, such as:

  • Increased nutrients.
  • Decreases their susceptibility to pests and disease.
  • Water retention is more evenly balanced within the soil.
  • The structure of the soil is improved.

So the first thing to do, is get yourself a compost tumbler or a compost bin. A tumbler is the fastest at producing compost and the usual turnaround with Kedels ‘the dark destoyer’ compost tumbler is about 4-5 weeks. Now what to put in it.

Compost bin / Compost Tumbler 'the dark destroyer'

The Dark Destroyer Compost Tumbler

Good things to add to the compost bin.

  • Garden plant remains
  • Old flowers 
  • Fruit and vegetable leftovers 
  • Nutshells 
  • Coffee and tea grounds 
  • Crushed egg shells 
  • Small branches and twigs
  • Untreated saw dust
  • Grass clippings 
  • Weeds

Avoid adding the following:

  • Pet or human waste
  • Bones
  • Fatty foods
  • Meats
  • Dairy products
  • Thick branches
  • Diseased plants
  • Fish

Make sure you provide the mix with the best possible conditions, so that you get your produce in optimal time.

  1. Rotate the drum daily to aerate the mulch inside the drum.
  2. Add water, moisten but don’t overdo it. Consistency is the key here.  The moisture inside the mix should be around 50%, similar to that of damp clothes.
  3. Add many small manageable sizes of materials (small twigs and not large branches!!)

Composting can be great fun. With a good rotating compost bin, you’ll be making compost in no time.

David Trenbath



Get A Compost Bin!!!
April 22, 2010, 11:29 am
Filed under: Compost Bins / Compost Tumblers | Tags: , , , , ,

How many people do you think are putting unwanted organic food waste in the bin, my guess is its a hell of alot. Thats a waste in itself! Get a compost tumbler and give your plants something to eat. Think of how much money you’ll save over the course of a year aswell as trips to the garden centre for that new bag of compost.

Spring is here in case you haven’t noticed. Get your compost bin quick!