Diy worm bin. When full each tray weighs only 125 pounds making lifting and arranging trays effortless. Often the most convenient place to store a worm bin is inside a kitchen cabinet. Theyre out of sight this way and its convenient to just scoop your veggie and fruit scraps or empty your coffee filters right into the bin.
Place the bin on top of blocks or bricks or upside down plastic containers to allow for drainage. The following is an excerpt from making it. In addition to learning how to build a worm bin i show what foods to add and not to add only in the video and i talk a bit about the materials youre putting in.
Radical home ec for a post consumer world by kelly coyne and erik knutzen rodale 2010. Obtain a worm bin. There are several ways to vermicompost.
Worm bins can be purchased from many online vendors or from your local gardening or farm supply store. You dont need fancy compost bins to start a worm farm. Below are instructions on how to build one kind of worm composting bin designed to be used inside.
The space issue is maybe even more bothersome. Vermicast similarly known as worm castings worm humus or worm manure is the end product of the breakdown of organic matter by the species of earthworm. Worm factory 3 tray worm composter.
In this ultimate guidebook for living a homemade life kelly. Containing water soluble nutrients and bacteria vermicompost is an excellent nutrient rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. Ive created an extensive how to build a worm bin tutorial.
If you would rather purchase a worm bin this highly rated worm bin has a compact square design that delivers a really small footprint making it the perfect composter for anyone with space limitations. A worm composting bin known as a vermicomposter can be fairly inexpensive and easy to maintain.