Diy worm bin. A worm composting bin known as a vermicomposter can be fairly inexpensive and easy to maintain. Do you want a diy worm bin. As the worms multiply you can begin to add more food.
How to make a worm composting bin duration. Ive created an extensive how to build a worm bin tutorial. This worm tea is a great liquid fertilizer.
Containing water soluble nutrients and bacteria vermicompost is an excellent nutrient rich organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. Place the worm bin in a cool shady spot and add the composting worms then add in fruit and vegetable peels bread crusts coffee grounds and other food scraps at least once a week. 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.
To make your own worm compost system build or purchase a worm bin and fill it with organic semi composted material and bedding for the worms. Feed your worms slowly at first. 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.
Gently bury the food in a different section of the bin each week under the cardboard. Greenshortz diy 146674 views. You dont need fancy compost bins to start a worm farm.
There are several ways to vermicompost. In this video i tell you the benefits of having a worm bin and show you step by step how to make a quick simple and inexpensive worm bin using supplies you probably already have around your house. You can use the lid of the second bin as a tray to catch any moisture that may drain from the bin.
Below are instructions on how to build one kind of worm composting bin designed to be used inside. When full each tray weighs only 125 pounds making lifting and arranging trays effortless. In this ultimate guidebook for living a homemade life kelly.
The space issue is maybe even more bothersome. Radical home ec for a post consumer world by kelly coyne and erik knutzen rodale 2010. How to make a diy 2 bucket worm composter for free duration.