Simple and Easy Vermicomposting Part II

You read Part I, you have your bin, now what?

Time to assemble!

What you need to get started that was not in the box with your bin.

  • Newspaper for shredding and lining the bin.
  • Eggshells
  • A cup of finished compost or worm castings.
  • Water
  • A big tub or bucket to mix things in.
  • Two cups of kitchen scraps.
  • Worms

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