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Vermicomposting: Easy and Efficient Composting with Worms

By dave
August 22, 2011

Whether you live on a self-sufficient homestead or in an apartment in the city, you should consider keeping a bin of worms to turn your kitchen scraps into the best compost available. Here's how to get started.

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Name: Paul
Allen Park, MI (Zone 6a)
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paulgrow
Aug 26, 2011 3:28 PM CST
I've been doing this with 2nd grade classes for several years.
The kids use their veggie lunch scraps, banana peels, apple cores etc to feed the worms.
We use the compost at years end for their Mother's Day upside down tomato plants.
Gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes. ~Author Unknown
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Aug 26, 2011 3:37 PM CST

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That sounds wonderful, Paul! And what a perfect use for the castings. Thumbs up

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