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Well I read through just about everything at Bentley's site on Red Worm Composting and watched just about every video twice. Then aged a bin while I ordered one pound of worms. Then bin was two weeks…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kora Aug 8, 2012.

 

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Terry Black commented on Terry Black's blog post Rain Trap
"This was inspired by an extended drought last summer, 2012, in the Mid-West. I found a used barrel, gave my buddy $20 for it, if remember correctly. After I drilled several rows of wholes in the bottom half of it, I leveled up the bottom of the…"
Feb 27, 2013
Ben commented on Terry Black's blog post Rain Trap
"What a fantastic drainage solution. All the "solutions" I've heard recommended for homeowners here (Portland, OR) have been rain barrels or costly drainage fields. The city (And a number of businesses) use water garden/bog plants…"
Feb 25, 2013
Metqa commented on Terry Black's blog post Rain Trap
"My Front yard is like a swamp anytime it rains, because the house is below the road, so it all flows down to my front door.  and then the water just sits there in puddles.  Maybe I should dig a huge hole in the center of the yard to catch…"
Feb 23, 2013
Terry Black replied to Christopher B.'s discussion Anyone have fruit trees? in the group Vermigardening
"I had never heard of Michael Phillips until I saw his name posted here. I did a quick you tube search on him and came up with plenty of videos. I really like his approach, the ecosystem concept is right up my alley. Thanks for the tip. I will most…"
Feb 11, 2013
Terry Black commented on The Worm Factory's group Worm Factory
"I harvested, or attempted to harvest, one tray yesterday. I believe it was a little to wet to get a good finished product. My son helped and we did get a little VC, we also counted out about 300 cocoons and placed them in our Bently Bin.I plan to…"
Jan 4, 2013
Terry Black commented on Allison Jack's video
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"What a fantastic video! Thanks so much for finding and posting this one. Had to watch a couple of related videos that came up after, and found myself wandering around in youtube land for about half an hour."
Dec 6, 2012
Terry Black commented on The Worm Factory's group Worm Factory
"I am a little concerned about the amount of worms in my factory. The aren't as active as they used to be and there don't seem to be as many. Every two weeks i take the bottom of two trays, put it on top and fluff it up for air circulation.…"
Dec 2, 2012
Terry Black replied to Christopher B.'s discussion Anyone have fruit trees? in the group Vermigardening
"Thanks Christopher, I would welcome any sharing on research and experience. I have already learned a couple of things from you and Rich in this thread. Like the do not fertilize when you plant tip, and you're right that Paul James guy is…"
Nov 27, 2012
Terry Black replied to Dennis J. Kennedy's discussion Worms for Chemical Cleanup in the group vermicompost tea users
"Thanks a lot for that link to Harvard. I explored the page and downloaded just about every article and free plan they offered and watched most videos. It makes me want to ramp up production of VC and ACT as fast  as I possibly can. There is a…"
Nov 24, 2012
Terry Black replied to Dennis J. Kennedy's discussion Worms for Chemical Cleanup in the group vermicompost tea users
"i am rather new to vermicomposting but have fallen in love with it. I have been successful thus far in keeping my one pound of red wigglers alive and multiplying. I have grown really curious about ACT, the info I found in this group has inspired me…"
Nov 20, 2012
Terry Black joined The Garbage Guru's group
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vermicompost tea users

This group is for any one who uses vermicompost tea.I'm not the best at it. But i can personally vouch for the power of tea through experimentation.
Nov 20, 2012
Terry Black replied to Christopher B.'s discussion Anyone have fruit trees? in the group Vermigardening
"Christopher, I would really like to get started in food producing trees. You mentioned reading a lot of books on the subject. What were some of the most helpful books you read. I have heard of people trimming trees in the fall and the spring and…"
Nov 20, 2012
Terry Black commented on The Worm Factory's group Worm Factory
"Last week I moved my Factory off the back porch and into the bathroom. I was concerned about the bottom tray (2 trays) being compressed so I moved it up and fluffed it. The top tray was moved down to the bottom. Warming it up in the bathroom…"
Nov 20, 2012
Terry Black commented on The Worm Factory's group Worm Factory
"A friend gave me an older model Factory. I loaded it up with compost and vermicompost from my plastic tub worm bin. I put in all of the worms I found in the worm bin also. Might have 2-3 pounds in there. I have 2 trays very full now, they have been…"
Nov 15, 2012
Terry Black joined The Worm Factory's group
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Worm Factory

The Worm Factory is an upward migration composting worm bin. We created this group to allow owners of the Worm Factory to discuss their experience with it and to allow others who are interested in the product to learn more about it.See More
Nov 15, 2012
Terry Black commented on stefanos's blog post tomato experiment 2
"Nice photos and info, thanks for sharing these. I fed horse manure about a week ago. My worms went right for it. But then I find out that horse manure contributes to smaller worm size. I always learn something when I come over here and listen to…"
Sep 19, 2012

Profile Information

When did you start composting with worms?
July 7, 2012
How were you introduced to vermicomposting?
Permaculture Research
What do your worms like to eat?
Food waste
What kinds of worms do you have?
Red Earth Wroms
What worm bins do you use?
Plastic Bin
How many pounds of garbage do your worms recycle each week?
Not sure yet
About Me:
Very interested in Permaculture, organic gardening, natural building, small solar projects. Just about anything sustainable.

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Rain Trap

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 9:18am — 4 Comments

Compost Trenches

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 7:23pm on July 8, 2012, Brandon Koots said…

Welcome ! 

At 4:56am on July 9, 2012, Rich Feiller said…
Welcome to our forum
At 4:17pm on July 9, 2012, Brandon Koots said…

Oh, it's not a problem. 

Thanks! I do a lot of experiments and tomorrow I'm starting an experiment with vermiponics

At 7:54pm on July 11, 2012, Brandon Koots said…

Hi,

Do you know about worm cocoons and stuff? I have a question to see if my worms are mating.

At 6:50pm on August 17, 2012, John Duffy said…

Hi Terry. Sorry it took me so long to see your request. I've been chasing grand kids all summer & finally got almost caught-up with my worm schtuff

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