Earth Day activity: Make a worm compost bin. Tips for how to make one, What and what not to feed your worms, what to do with the resulting compost etc also theres a book I want to check into Worms Eat My Garbage, by Mary Appelhof;
The don't stink (promise). And they wiggle. Why wouldn't you want to have worms to eat your garbage? It's called vermicomposting officially, but we simply call it our "worm bin." Garden ~ prepping ~ homestead ~ grow your own ~ compost
Our first worm bin was a gift, and we fussed over our new collection of worms like new parents. Unfortunately, our inexperience led to some problems. Here's a look at the new bin, the mistakes we made, and the problems that ensued.