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,…

Are The Red Worms Really Happy in The Bin?

Have you checked in your red worms recently? Well, you need to always maintain a close watch on your own worms. Even in the event that you don’t assess them regular, constantly see them at least two to three days in a week. So once you’re breeding and raising red worms for composting, it is best that you keep your worms nicely cared for constantly. So what should your worms begin to creep from the bin? Well, there has to be something wrong within it. To Assist You resolve some possible issues, Here Is a Couple of things Which You…

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 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…

Basic Steps to Making Your Own Red Worms Composter

So how does one make a red worms composter? It’s actually very doable. You can even make one from scratch just by recycling a few of the things that can be found at home. To know more of your worm composter options, and to get more tips on how to start building one, read further more of this article. Vermicomposting is basically a natural process that uses worms with the breaking down of organic wastes, into a more valuable resource. Red composting worms are quite capable of producing an organic-based product that can be used as a fertilizer for plants,…