[From 29 Apr 2016] Everyone loves the greenhouse! The warmth, the wind break…crops, weeds, all plants love it in here. Now it seems flea beetles have acquired the taste as well. For whatever reason, the FBs usually stayed out of the (much smaller) little greenhouse, but here in the new big house—munch, munch, munch—bok choi is under attack. Hoped for a free pass on FBs in here as well, instead, it’s row cover. Learning as we go…
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Worm farming is a huge step toward making your home friendly and our planet just a little greener. You won’t find an easier way to do that than worm farming. Below, you’ll find out exactly what worm farms are and understand the benefits of worm farming. You’ll feel better about yourself knowing that you did your part to help the earth.
People that are thinking about worm farms frequently use food scraps so that the worm farm can decompose them. What the worms excrete is called vermicompost, or castings. This is subsequently used to fertilise the garden, the grass and other areas. The food scraps become worm compost, and this compost is full of nutrients and minerals. That is a fantastic alternative without using commercial fertilisers for garden lovers and individuals looking for an organic and 100 percent natural means to enrich land. If you’re contemplating starting a worm farm, you ought to look for the two worms that are common. These are the Red Earthworm (the Lumbricus rubella) and the Red Wiggler (the Esienia foetida).
You are able to decide if you would like to make a worm farm on a large scale or on a small scale. You may also find that many of the commercial farms sell both the worm casts or the vermicompost and the worms. The all-natural compost is sought after. Or, if you do not care to purchase it you could always make your own. In the neighbourhood you may become the seller that is next with a bit of research on the topic!
The best part about worm farming is that you can take action in your own backyard. If you want, you may even take action in your kitchen. Composting bins or vermiculture bins (worm-farm bins) can be bought on-line. Nevertheless, worm farming can be started by you with a couple simple containers of your own, like buckets, plastic bins, metal containers, wooden crates and many other items.