Have an abundance of kitchen scraps? Here’s how you can turn them into the best, most nutrient compost available using the power of a worm bin.
I outsource my composting work as much as possible. Red Wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) in an easy DIY bin chomp through your kitchen scraps and give you some of the best compost possible. Win-win-win. Read to learn to build a Vermicomposting Bin for yourself.
Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is probably the fastest way to compost your kitchen waste. Worms that you catch after a rainstorm are usually dew worms while worms you purchase for a compost are red wigglers. The difference between red wigglers and dew worms can make a big difference for your worm bin.
I reached a breaking point at work one day when I looked in the garbage and saw what I consider to be “garden gold” filling it up. Everybody just throws away their apple cores, egg shells and so many coffee grounds. I decided to do something about it.
If you have the time you can make your worms move into a new bin, on their own, with minimal effort on your part. This method takes a while but the amount of time you spend doing it is minimal.
Learn how to build a cheap and easy worm bin for less than $40. This includes the essential Red Wriggler composting worms.