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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The Forest Preserves will lead guided hikes in Busse Woods and supervise a kids tree climb and nature play, as well as give a demonstration on primitive fire building; Brookfield Zoo and Shedd Aquarium will stop by with animal ambassadors to meet attendees; and Chicago Botanic Garden will provide a demonstration on composting with their kid-friendly worm bin activity.
Our multi-faceted approach to recycling sends most yard waste through our chickens to start the composting process along with both an outdoor, hot composting system and an indoor worm bin. Most manure for gardens needs to be composted so it doesn't burn plants but vermicompost is ready to use and doesn't burn even tender young roots.
While using the bin, one can easily harvest the compost, foliar fertiliser, and also the worms, anytime they wish to sell or use it.Thika-based Real IPM's Juliah Naitore demonstrates how the simple worm bin works during the Kenya Organic Food Festival and Exhibition.
My son built me a self-sifting worm bin! He built it out of rot-resistant lumber, and the bottom is a piece of metal roofing.
Recycle Make your own fertilizer by composting vegetable peelings and garden waste in a worm bin. Buy a water butt.
Worm Bin Workshop - Registration is required by 5 p.m.
edu/ag/compost/easywormbin.htm for a tutorial on making your own worm bin.
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.