DIY Compost Worm Bin

Back in April, I shared 14 Reasons to Have Compost Worms. A few people asked how they could get started with compost worms.

First, you should know that “raising” compost worms, like red wigglers, is VERY, VERY… easy.

As I see it, the vermicomposting cycle goes like this:

  1. Prepare a compost worm bin.
  2. Acquire compost worms.
  3. Maintain a healthy compost worm bin environment.
  4. Prepare additional compost worm bins right before you harvest the castings and compost.
  5. Harvest the castings (worm poo) and compost.
  6. Divide the worm population (a much larger population than you started with) into the fresh compost worm bins.
  7. Use the castings and compost.

Today, we’ll cover the first step: prepare a compost worm bin.

[Join me over at Frugal Granola for the rest of this post.]

This was shared on:
Camera Critters
Farmgirl Friday Blog Hop
Home and Garden Thursday
Homestead Barn Hop

PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog.

You might also like:

3 comments to DIY Compost Worm Bin

  • Jamie

    I am soooo excited to do this! I just emptied one of those plastic storage bins like you used and have ordered the worms. I look forward to your future posts on this topic. Thanks!!

  • Amy

    I’ve got a worm bin that is overdue for “harvesting” and dividing. What do I do next?? Thanks for this information!

Leave a Reply

  

  

  

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>