Worm Composting To Recycle Greenhouse Plant Waste

“I live in Turkey and a friend of mine grows tomatoes, peppers and aubergines on a commercial basis under plastic. She wants to recycle the greenhouse plant waste and wants to know if starting a worm farm would be suitable for this. Many thanks” ~ Mary Howard Hi Mary, When growing things like tomatoes and…

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Worm Bins Under A Rabbit Hutch

“I am looking for specific information concerning worm bins under a rabbit hutch. Lid/no lid. Screen for ventilation? Let the poo drop right in or dump a tray into the bin? There’s not much of a consensus, it seems, on the best way to set it up for an outside system. Thanks!” ~ Roman Shapla…

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How To Get Rid Of Snails In A Worm Bin

“How can you get rid of snails in a worm bin?” ~ Shane K Snails and slugs usually doesn’t cause harm to a wormery system. In fact snails and slugs digest organic matter really well and it is the destruction of your garden and sprouting plants which is more of a concern with gardeners. Most…

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Worm Composting Windrows

“Can you make your worm beds directly into the ground, or do you have to have closed containers?” ~ Margie Calhoun Hi Margie, There are actually many different ways you can create worm beds and wormeries. I have constantly come across with new and innovative ways people come up with to recycle their waste, grow…

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Cat Feces In Worm Composting

“Hi, Is it possible to use cat feces for composting? Sure would be convenient. I use a compostable kitty litter and my cats use the litter box not too much as they prefer the outdoors. Interested to know what you think.” ~ Megan Hi Megan, The short answer is definitely yes! I actually started using…

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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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