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Originally Posted by Chanley
Here is an article I wrote on the subject, hope this helps.
The Dirt on Composting
My favorite way of constructing a compost pile is to use pallets. Shipping pallets are made of untreated lumber (it is important NOT to use treated lumber, it can leach harmful chemicals into your compost pile). Rather than nail them together, take some bungee cords and hold the 4 pallets together. Then add a bottom made of chicken wire OR line the bottom of the pile with twigs.
Married to DH 7 years and have three fantastic kiddos! DS 6, DD 4, and DS 2 ...... lo and behold another is on the way!
My compost bin (an Earth Machine) has been crawling with maggots the last several days, and today there was a roach sitting on top of the pile . I
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