Looking for an extra-rich fertilizer to help your garden grow — and a fun excuse to let your kids play with nightcrawlers? Try vermicomposting, or composting with worms.
When worms eat leftover kitchen scraps, their poop mixes with soil to create a nutritional feast for plants. And unlike with traditional composting, you never need to turn the pile; the worms take care of that themselves. All you have to do is build the critters a habitat.
At a recent workshop at Gardener's Supply in Williston, Vermont naturalist Mike Ather, of the website Backyard Wilderness, showed families how to compost with worms. Here's what he recommended.
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