Storing Worm Compost

“Now that my worms are producing plenty of good compost and the gardening season is over; Is there a good guideline on how to store the compost for the next growing season so that it is still as beneficial and doesn’t develop mold etc.? Thanks I have really benefited from all you newsletters.” ~ Linda…

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Smelly Worm Composting Bins

“I was wondering if you would have a solution to my neighbours worm farm problem… She has had to move her worm bin away from her house a bit because on hot days it smells. She said that you can really smell the food scraps but only on hot days. Why is that?” ~ Rachael…

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Worm Farming Systems – An Overview

Well, I ALMOST decided (yet again) to delay continuing on this week so that we could talk about paper products as ‘worm food’. Thankfully I came to my senses (haha) and remembered that we’ll have plenty of opportunity to touch on food topics again in future newsletters. So, this week, as promised, we are getting…

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Worm Food Mixture – Cow Dung

“One question; A Friend of mine got some worming thing also, but he swears only by cow dung, dried, very fine. He then wets it with water till a certain moist, add this to his bin unit, add finely chopped straw on top with 2 or 3 layers of moist newspaper. Is this correct? Regards”…

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Maggots In A Worm Composting Operation

“I have been experimenting with a 10 Gal plastic tub to grow worms in my garage. Here is the situation:  I have maggots in my tub. Is that a problem? I don’t want the maggots to hatch out as flies in my garage. What did I do wrong? What can I do to correct it?…

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Worm Food – Livestock Manure

This week we are going to wrap up our discussion of manure (I mean it this time!) with a look at the topic of ‘livestock manure’. Basically this is just the catch-all phrase for all those typical types of animals bred and raised on farms. These are in fact the animals most often associated with…

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Worm Farming with Moles / Raccoons

“I have a really nice worm bin made out of half of an old beer barrel. I started with about 100 red worms I got from a bait shop and a about 50 more My hubby and I dug up from a peanut hull lot. ( that was fun). I start the bin back in…

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