Well since we have 3 boys (soon to be 4) we thought it only appropriate that we get well aquatinted with things slippery and slimy. Actually, it was my wife who wanted to make the dive (or should I say squirm) into Vermicompost. Now we have a hotel for worms in our backyard and lots of happy residents chowing down on our daily food scraps. We have several small garden plots on our postage stamp size lot in the city, so I'm sure the ROI for compost is about 20 years at price it took us to build our hotel and populate it. Cynicism aside, I have no doubt that the worm bin will not only provide us with some good compost, but hours on fun for our masculine element. Check out the pictures below. If you want to build your own hotel, here is one basic set of instructions.
Our New Hotel
New Residents.. wait.. maybe not.
The Real New Residents