New worm bins (2 of 7)

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    The new worm farm is made from two cheap 50 litre fish bins with lids. I've drilled a bunch of ~6mm holes in the bottom of each bin (for the worms to crawl through), and a series of ~1mm holes around the top rim of each bin (for ventilation).

    I've also drilled about twenty ~1mm holes through one of the lids, also for ventilation. The un-drilled lid will be used as a tray to collect any liquid that seeps out from the bottom bin. That liquid is full of good stuff for the garden.

    Worms don't like light, so it's important that the bins and lids are not transparent.

    1. ricotao 36 months ago | reply

      Thanks, great pictures. It has proven very useful to advertise about compost training in the nature and environnment agenda of

    2. Tim Musson 36 months ago | reply

      You're welcome - I'm glad it's useful :^)

    3. Indiana Public Media 36 months ago | reply

      Wow, Tim, what great information! I'm excited to share your how-to on Earth Eats. Check us out!

    4. Tim Musson 36 months ago | reply

      Thanks! Oddly enough, it was a friend from Lafayette, IN, who helped me set up my first worm farm - the one in the previous photo :^)

    5. 2 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing your work through CC. We liked it so much we used it for a recent post with attribution which you can check out at

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