Outdoor Worm Farming Systems – Part III – Beds and Bins

This is our final week covering the topic of outdoor worm farming systems. For the last two weeks we have been looking at outdoor systems that don’t require any sort of physical structure. This week we will finally be talking about the structured systems – the outdoor bins and beds. There are of course plenty…

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Outdoor Worm Farming Systems – Part II – Pits and Trenches

In our last edition of the newsletter we discussed the most commonly used outdoor, large-scale system – the windrow. As you may recall, windrows are essentially extended piles of organic matter that sit directly on the ground (often making direct contact with the soil). This week we will be looking at systems that literally sit…

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Outdoor Worm Farming Systems – Part I – Windrows

In this edition, as promised, we’ll be getting into the topic of outdoor vermicomposting systems. There is plenty we can chat about here, so I’ve decide to spread the discussion out over two or three newsletters. As the title implies, we will begin with the topic of ‘Windrows’. Windrows are definitely one of the most…

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Flow-Through Vermicomposting Systems

Last week we talked about the standard ‘worm bin’ type of vermicomposting system. It is undoubtedly the most common system in use – likely because it is also generally the least expensive. Typical worm bins are not without their limitations however – one of the major hassles being associated with the separation of the vermicompost…

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Worm Farming Systems – The ‘Worm Bin’

Last week we started talking about ‘worm farming systems’ and the basic requirements needed to keep a population of worms happy and healthy. With our overview out of the way, we can now start talking in more detail about different types of worm systems, starting with a look at what many would consider the simplest…

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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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