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I just learned about vermicomposting which sounds like a really easy way to do something useful with food scraps...I read <a href="http://yourguidetogreen.com/learn/articles/index.php?article=compost" target="_blank">this good article</a> on different composting methods.<br><br>
Do you compost? if you do, How do <i>you</i> do it?<br><br><br><br>
(a little worm smiley would be so cute <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/coolshine.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="sunshine">
 

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I do vermicomposting and regular composting in pallets. Here are my instructions for the pallet composting. <a href="http://www.farminginsuburbia.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">http://www.farminginsuburbia.blogspot.com/</a> Just scroll down until you find the instructions. We make too many scraps for the worms alone so that is why I also have a compost bin. I use the Can-o-worms vermicomposter. Lots of info on worms.com
 

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cool, thx.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
 

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Those are kind of expensive. I would look around. I think worms.com are cheaper. $23/lb. I think I got mine for $14/lb. I don't remember where though.
 

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We use worms and I am looking forward to adding 2 more bins One more this month and a another in Feb.<br><br>
I love my worms!!! They are Super easy<br><br>
We paid $20 a pound plus shipping.<br>
oh and we used a old rubber maid container for our first worm house total set up including worms was less than $30 dollars.
 

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<a href="http://www.planetnatural.com/site/red-wiggler-worms.html" target="_blank">http://www.planetnatural.com/site/re...ler-worms.html</a> Here they are for $21. Free shipping even. Oh, here's a good site as well. <a href="http://www.wormbooks.com/all.books.htm" target="_blank">http://www.wormbooks.com/all.books.htm</a>
 

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Our local compost guru told us to just go buy a handful of red worms from the feed store (you know you live in a more rural area when your local store advertises "Opens at 6! Fresh coffee! Pork chops on sale $1.99! We sell live bait!"). He said they multiply like no tomorrow. What do you all think of that idea? A handful of red worms costs next to nothing.<br><br>
I do compost, but do not have a worm bin yet. I have two giant open piles in the back (sort of contained on three sides) and one Earth Machine fancy black bin.
 
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