vermicompost

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ver·mi·com·post

 (vûr′mĭ-kŏm′pŏst′)
intr.v. ver·mi·com·post·ed, ver·mi·com·post·ing, ver·mi·com·posts
To make compost by providing organic waste as a food source to earthworms and then collecting their excrement.
n.
Compost created in this manner.
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Recycle Make your own fertilizer by composting vegetable peelings and garden waste in a worm bin.
Worm Bin Workshop - Registration is required by 5 p.
The Press Herald observed Johnson showing students how to create their own worm bins with damp newsprint, dried leaves, organic material from around the school's garden area, and 15-18 red worms from a master worm bin.
The author has organized the main body of her text in twelve chapters devoted to the vermicomposting cycle versus traditional composting, worms, setting up a worm composting bin, caring for a worm bin, common concerns in the worm bin, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
For indoor composting, a worm bin (vermicomposting) is a great option and small enough to fit under the kitchen sink.
The idea of worm bin composting (or vermicomposting) will be introduced, which will be taught more in depth in a separate class.
It shows that the work we do--recycling, a worm bin, environmental assemblies, gardening, as well as raising money and awareness for the Million Tree Project--is being seen in the educational and wider communities.
Several garden plans, plant lists, and recipes are included as well as plans for the constructing a chicken coup and worm bin.
Since worms consider a cheap bucket or wooden box a fine home if it contains wet shredded paper or similar material and table scraps for dinner, a worm bin is easily budgeted.
It will fit well into the Rock Creek Campus's loop system where students grow produce in the campus' learning garden for use in cafeteria and then recycling pre-consumer food waste using a composting worm bin.
Of course, another option would be to make the compost indoors using a worm bin.
FEED your worm bin with coffee grounds to help them flourish and recycle garden waste quickly.