A simple wire mesh composter

Today I am going to show you how to make a cold composter so that you can have it in your garden. It takes a little longer to get the land we need, but it’s worth it. This is a wire mesh composter.

Making your own compost at home is an easy task if you know a few useful tips and tricks. This composter was created by Tom Powers, a useful accessory for your garden.

Tom Powers’ compost bin was constructed from wire mesh, an affordable and inexpensive material that can be purchased at virtually any hardware store. It comes in different sizes, so you can choose which ones you think will best suit your project.

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How to make a wire mesh composter for your garden

This is a way to reuse organic waste and at the same time get nutrient-rich soil for your plants. You can’t stop making this great idea.

Materials needed.

  • The first thing you should have is a wire mesh.
  • You also need a roll of thread.
  • In addition to a shovel and pliers to cut the wire.
  • A wooden slat of about 30 cm
  • Also organic matter and leaf soil.

Organic materials can be orange peels, eggs, onion pieces or peels, tomato residue, among others.. These residues are easy to break down.

Never use bones or leftover meat, as they attract pests and will give your composter a bad smell. To avoid parasites, certain hygienic measures should be followed.


You will see how easy it is to have a composter in your garden.

  1. To begin with, you need to make a cylinder out of metallic cloth.

  2. To begin with, you need to make a cylinder out of metallic cloth.

  3. Then he brushes with the wire to close the sides and make the cylinder solid.

  4. After closing, nail it into the ground where you want to place it in your garden.

  5. Then cut a circle of wire mesh the size of the cylinder.

    This will serve as a cover.

  6. The next step is to open a square hole on the circle you cut earlier.

  7. On the other hand, cut a piece of metal fabric that is 6 inches longer on each side than the size of the hole you opened at the circle.

  8. Then fold the edges of 3 of the sides of the square to 3 cm to strengthen them.

  9. For the fourth side, before folding, place the strip of wood and secure it with the wire.

    Leaving a little longer to make a few handles.

  10. Then place the square covering the hole in the circle, this will be the cover.

  11. With the wire, secure the back of the cover and double the front wires so that they serve as a handle and the constructed cover can be opened and closed.

  12. Then done inside a layer of leaf soil.

  13. Then add the organic matter.

  14. Finally, put an additional layer of leaf earth.

Whenever you add organic matter to your composter, be sure to cover it with leafy soil to avoid pests and bad odors..

That’s it, a simple cold compost bin that you can always have in your garden.

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