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10 Helpful Worm Composting Bin Ideas and Plans

The importance or you can say utility of the worm compost bin is certainly known to those who have backyard fellows or garden spaces. A question might be popping in your head, “How to make a worm bin. Well, that is not an issue, if you have some crazy plans to follow. Let us start with great yet simple ideas leading to wonderful diy worm bins.

1: Simple worm composting bin

With the help of a worm composter like this one by queenbeetoday you can utilize the waste food in efficient way, as it would be transformed to a rich fertilizer. It does not emit odor, rather it’s a simple maintenance system. Here you go:

Buy a packet of red worms; they are a bit different from typical earthworm types.

You need two bins, one for holding the worms and this contains holes on the sides; while, and the other bin would be used for drainage. You need to drill holes in the bottom on the upper bin as well. Put in the wet newspapers and other scraps and slight sprinkle water over it. Don’t forget to add the worms, and fix the bin over the drainage tub.

Simple worm composting bin
Image via: queenbeetoday

2: Single bin plan

Vermicomposting is the process through which worms compost the waste and make it productive for the use. Look for a medium size plastic box in your house; in case you fail to do so, buy it for fewer $10 dollars from local store. Steps to follow in order to get a perfect vermicomposter like this one by makezine include:

  • Make small holes for drainage
  • Provide ventilation (placement)
  • Prepare the bedding
  • Add and feed the worms
  • Harvest your soil and keep on checking.
Single bin plan
Image via: makezine

3: Indoor vermicomposting bin

Compost bins are not always designed for outdoor settings; for example, with this plan you can design one and place it in your kitchen, maybe. This is more like a funnel shaped worm bag by instructables; launder hamper stand would fit your need easily in this case. This design allows you to separate the worms from compost. It would not take more than a day to craft out the final look.

Indoor vermicomposting bin1
Image via: instructables

4: Three tier homemade worm composting bin:

The things that you require include:

  • Lid
  • Plastic sheet
  • Cork
  • Three stack plastic bin

Make a few holes on the top of the bin for air and ventilation; whilst at the lower end make a bigger hole so that you can fix the tap. Plastic sheet can be used as lid for the bin; it must be placed underneath the bin. You can start now! Get complete instructions at hereworm-composting-help.

You may also like to see diy compost tumbler.

homemade worm composting bin
Image via: hereworm-composting-help

5: Harvester vermicompost bin:

With the help of the plastic containers, preferably two, you can get a simple and decent type of worm bin by whatcom to facilitate your requirement. It works under the normal mechanism of making holes at the top bin and fixing one inside so that drainage system is maintained.

Harvester vermicompost bin4
Image via: whatcom

6: $5 Worm bin idea

Look for three to four nursery flats, reasonable length plastic sheet, as it would be the bottom of the tray. Make the bedding so that it can be placed within it. Put them over and other so that it looks like a bin, and at the top add your red worms. You are done! Get the details at instructables.

$5 Worm bin idea
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7: Worm farming bin

This is one simple idea and handy one also, because you can construct your bin in less than an hour time. So start with:

  • Marking holes in one of your plastic bins.
  • Drill in the holes
  • Put the newspapers and other scarps in the bin without drilling holes
  • Add the worms(Eisenia fetida) and wigglers

Keep on checking the results after a few days, and harvest it when you have fertilized form. Get details at modernfarmer.

Worm farming bin
Image via: modernfarmer

8: Vermicomposter diy plan:

Get a simple bin and with the help of the electric drill pinch in some holes. Also, make holes in the lid; it has to be of the same size. The bottom end must have four holes at each side; add the bedding and let it settle for a week. When the week is over, add the worms and you will be done. You may also like to see guide on how to make compost. Get the detail at sierra-worm-compost.

Vermicomposter diy plan
Image via: sierra-worm-compost

9: Rubbermaid worm bins:

This one of the most inexpensive types – start with choosing a plastic bin and drill holes of flow of air. It has to be done of the sides as well as the bottom for drainage. Add your bedding and let it settle for 5 or 6 days. You can than add the red worms and use your compost bin for harvesting. Check the detail at vermicompost

10: Wooden worm composter:

You need to have two wooden containers come tables, so that they can be placed each other. In the lower slab you can place the bedding and worms; whilst upper would have net lid to protect it. Details at ecoyardfarming.

Wooden worm composter
Image via: ecoyardfarming

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