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With @chillbert posting about vermicomposting I thought I’d post about the bins I made this week. Buying a ready made worm bin can be expensive with cheap ones being around £80. I made one for a fraction off the cost, to start with I bought 10 20 ltr buckets with lid off eBay for around £35 and 4 plastic taps for £3.50 each. I made sure they were all bpa free and food grade plastic👍In one of the buckets I drilled a hole big enough to fit the tap snug and sealed it with a hot glue gun, you can use silicone.

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In a second bucket I drilled holes in the bottom and top for drainage and so my hardworking little farmers have oxygen.

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Then all you have to do is put the holy bucket in the other and bobs you’re uncle  you have yourself a worm bin

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While I was at it I made 2 Bokashi composters to deal with stuff I can’t feed the worms. You do this in the same way but on the second bucket I only put holes in the bottom this is because you need it as air tight as possible. And I’ve made a plate shape insert to put in the second bucket to push all the air out and keep it compact.


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Hope this helps someone to start composting if you grow anything in soil composting is a real must and a great way to deal with a lot of are waste.

I will update on here as I start to fill up the bins to show you how it’s done. Happy growing Percy fam💛✌️




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Posted : April 8, 2021 7:45 am
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@3plantspete Top work bro 😎 

awesome guide to make your own !! 👌👏👏

now there really is no excuses Percys people - worm bin photos for inspections in by the weekend please !! Best bin wins a free pack of worms to get you started 😀😉

(pricey if you get em from fishing bait suppliers!)

hats off to you Pete and happy worm farming 👊



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Posted : April 8, 2021 8:56 am
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Nice job, I watched a someone make a flow through on yt. He was having problems with the flow part. Stuck at the bottom and not flowing. I've been a long time composter and I've been thinking about starting my own worm farm. I use enough of that stuff. I'm keeping those guys in business. 

Posted : April 8, 2021 1:55 pm
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It's nice to see other worm fans on here. I can talk about worms and worm bins for hours.

Posted : September 1, 2021 3:33 am
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