10 Awesome Things To Make With 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels - Check out these awesome, fun projects that turn regular boring 55 gallon drums into awe inspiring feats of your imagination. One of my favorites is the DIY beehive!
I first saw these raised beds on an intensive gardening tour and thought they were a great way of container gardening at a height that’s easy on the back plus they give you storage below and you can easily add a trellis anywhere you need it. They were made from upcycled 55 gal. drum which …
The 55 Gallon Drum Garden: We Have the Drums, Now What Do We Do?
Instead of turning your compost pile with a shovel or pitchfork you can build a tumbling composter that will automatically turn and aerate your materials to help form a rich compost. Commercially tumbling composters can be expensive, but if you have access to large plastic drums you can make one or more tumblers on the cheap.