I got a new toy! My worms have said good-bye to the Worm Factory 360 and moved into an Urban Worm Bag. I’m super excited to give this a try! Advertisements
I harvested another tray of worm castings from my Worm Factory 360 and decided to make a video of it. This was my first time trying this sort of thing and it was definitely a big learning curve…making a video that is. But I hope you enjoy it and find it useful. I also touch on leachate and worm migration issues that sometimes occur with these stacking systems. Enjoy!
I’ve had my compost tumbler now for about a year and this was my second harvest. That doesn’t sound so good but for the effort I’ve put into it I’m fairly happy. I could have harvested the first batch a good month or two earlier than I did. It was forgotten about for a while. … Continue reading Another Successful Compost Bin Harvest
I unloaded my first batch of compost from my compost tumbler last week. I started loading it up back in February. It took me several weeks to fill it because this thing is huge! I kept filling it as the kitchen scrapes and yard waste started decomposing. It was really hard to stop and just… Continue reading Compost Tumbler Update
I have been composting with worms for two years now and I absolutely love it! I much prefer vermicomposting over the regular compost pile. However, worms do have a few limitations in terms of certain foods that should be avoided and I wanted another way to compost those kitchen scraps. And it just doesn’t feel… Continue reading New Compost Tumbler
When the weather was turning colder, I wrote about how to keep your worm friends warm through the winter. Now that the heat of the summer is here, it’s time to tackle the opposite issue. I keep my worm composting bin outdoors year round even in our hot summers in the Mojave Desert. It took… Continue reading Outdoor Vermicomposting in the Hot Summer
After several years of wanting to start vermicomposting, I finally jumped in this year. I hesitated for so long because we live in a climate that is supposedly very hostile for worm composting. Several locals I know keep their bins indoors to protect the worms from our hot summers but I didn’t want to venture… Continue reading Worm Compost Bin Expansion