Vail Daily column: How to compost this winter

By Melanie Wong

Whether you are an apartment dweller looking for a new winter project, or a gardener looking to keep your hands in the soil as we enter this winter season, making your own compost bin is fun and simple. Compost is decomposed organic matter that can be recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Because of the variety of foods and fibers that can be put into a compost mixture, the resulting “soil” is rich in nutrients that makes for healthy, quick-growing plants in the spring. While there are several types of composting methods, vermicomposting is most suitable for indoor, household …

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