How To Make A Garden Gate

If your garden is not particularly picturesque then a wooden gate is probably used more of a means of gaining access to your property. This is common as protecting your property as well as allowing you to gain access to it is an important part of modern day life. Inner city street crime as well as crime in the suburbs is on the rise which means that security of your property is very important. A wooden gate with a lock can add this much needed security to the entrance to your property. If you have any interest in the development…

Worm Composting Troubleshooting

The natural environment for a worm is happily burrowing through the fertile ground or hungrily digging through a local manure pile. Putting them in a box and then harvesting their castings is not natural. They do adept well to a composting environment if the worm composter follows a few basic rules. The most common reason to call on the worm composting troubleshooting guy is because of odors. If your bin has too much wet green waste it will start to produce nitrogen to speed the breakdown. The nitrogen combines with free hydrogen and the result is ammonia, a highly pungent…

DIY Worm Composting

Why have your household garbage carted off to the landfill each week. It is high in valuable nutrients that could be recycled and put back into your yard or garden. Some people keep a small container in the kitchen and place their food scrapes into it as they are generated. Then after each meal they take them out to the garden and bury them. The problem with this is that they can sometimes attract animals that like to dig them up for themselves. One of the easiest ways to dispose of table waste is through DIY worm composting. Each day…

Compost Worms Vancouver

Vancouver has been on the forefront of composting. They maintain the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden and a composting hotline for answers on composting. The hotline number is 604-736-2250 and is operated by volunteers under the auspices of Canada’s Office of Urban Agriculture. The compost garden is located at 2150 Maple Street. It is open April to November, Wed. to Sat. from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. December to March, Fri and Sat. from 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. For Compost Worms, Vancouver is the place to be. With “Canada Trust’s Friends of the Environment Foundation,” the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden,…

Large Scale Worm Composting

Commercial worm composting has been around since the early 1900s. Variations of it have been adapted to meet the needs of compost tea users at local farmers markets to the largest United States Facility, American Resource Recovery (AAR), which employs an estimated 500,000 worms to produce 75,000 tons of materials annually. Before embarking on the raising of worms for a large scale worm composting check your local and state regulations for restrictions or conditions that may be applied. Available feedstock is always an issue and there are certain climates that are more conducive to composting than others. You will need…

How To Do Compost For Garden

Making compost from garden and household waste is one of the best things any gardener can do. Its easy and costs very little in time or effort.Making compost will help you reduce pollution and cut down that landfill! Your plants will grow healthier and look happier for it and it will save you money on fertilisers too. Our local council in Manchester has now given us brown bins for us to add leaves, grass and other compost matter into, which is then emptied every two weeks once it has reduced to less than half its size. What Is Compost? Garden…

Fishing With Red Worms

One of the best baits for fishing is the red worm and in this article I’m going to provide some tips for fishing with red worms that will make you a much more effective angler. I was introduces to the red worm by my fishing mentor in central Pennsylvania. Before being introduced to red worms I always used night crawlers for fishing. My mentor enlightened me to the fact that these worms can be much better bait than night crawlers for fishing, especially in certain situations. This type of worm is much smaller than their night crawling cousins, who many…

How To Raise Red Worms

Worm farming is gaining popularity. If you wish to get into the business, you need to take in information the way to take care of red worms which happen to be the greatest producers of fertilizer for the soil. To do that, you have to develop your personal worm bin. This incorporates several boxes, shredded newspaper, and a strip of insect screen as well as the red worms. You can probably find the first two in your garage, the third from the hardware store and the last in a nursery. When you can have as much materials, put a small…

Grow Food Organically – Just As Mother Nature Intended

Are you planning to start your own organic vegetable garden? Have you raised some vegetables before, but not by using organic methods? Perhaps you’ve decided that if you’re going to the effort of growing your own food, you want to make it as healthy and mouth-watering as possible for you and your family.And as well, there are the economic advantages. Visualize your own veggie patch, providing you with some, or most, of your fruit and veggie needs. This might save you between $30 and perhaps $100 per week. That could mean an extra $5000 in your pocket each and every…

How to Get Started on a Red Worm Composting Project

When it comes to composting with red wigglers, there are four essentials that should always be taken into consideration, and these would be the worm composter, the bedding materials, the organic food scraps, and the compost worms. Now without these four components, vermicomposting won’t work as efficiently as expected. So how does one get started on a red worm composting project? Read further of this article to find out more. Starting and getting into worm farming can be easy. You can start by getting yourself a container with a lid for which you will use as a worm bin (make…

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