A Step-by-Step Guide to Vermicomposting

All you need to know to start composting with worms, including constructing a wooden worm bin, adding worms, compost bin maintenance, and using vermicompost.



woman weighing compost bedding
Shredded corrugated bedding is weighed.
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adding worms to compost bedding
Red wigglers are added to the bin.
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harvesting worms and castings
Worms and casting are sorted and harvested on a plastic-covered table. 
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vermicompost top-dressing
Vermicompost is used as a top-dressing for young carrots.
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8x2x2 worm box
The 8" × 2' × 2' vermicomposting bin.
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