After a few tweaks, this guy is ready for testing! Now I just have to get my hands on some worms and wait until I’m going to be in one place for 2-3 months!
Why vermicompost (compost with worms)? Well if the allure of playing with worms isn’t enough to tempt you (it was for me) then you might be pleased to know that food waste that has been fed to and pooped out of a worm turns into “worm castings,” a fantastic and natural fertilizer you can use in your house plants, office plants or garden. You also get a little compost tea, which when diluted (1:10) is also excellent for the plants in your life.
This term I’ve been experimenting like a fiend. Now that I got my sticky little fingers on a laser cutter, I feel like I finally have a tool to bring my ideas into the real world.
One of my first projects was a hydroponic vase for my sister. I wondered if there was a way to make hydroponics accessible to even the most casual home gardener someone like this: