One of my PCV SAS (Sustainable Agriculture Systems) friends regaled me with tails of her experience composting with worms. When I moved into my own house, I started a regular compost outside. I’d never composted with worms before, but it sounded like it could be fun! After talking to other volunteers and gathering more information, I set off making one.
You can make a worm box out of many different materials, but the most readily available for me was wood. I used an old chicken roosting box, lining the inside with plastic. To ensure the worms could breathe and their urine could drain, I poked small holes in the plastic. The inside of the box was filled with ‘bedding’ material: light soil, broke….