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I got a couple 5 gal buckets from work the other day (for some reason the caterer decided that was the best method of dispensing iced tea). I knew I would find a use for them and now that I have a source of horse manure I am splitting the herd and will try to get a population explosion going. I'm thinking I will just drill a million holes in the 5 gal bucket, nothing fancy. I plan on filling the bottom half with dead leaves for a safe zone and pre-composting…Continue
Yes it's cold here in Miami... and my worms are cold to the touch... when I checked on them this morning I thought the one I picked up was dead. He was very cold but he started to move just a little when I was holding him. Does this mean they are to cold and going to die? What should I do
I have not seen any spectacular results from brewing compost tea in my greenhouse like so many people reported, though I have not been brewing the tea in the ideal conditions either (too cold, not enough air, too much water, etc.)
That's not important though. What I have found is the worms absolutely love my tea brewing leftovers. They swarm the stuff and ignore everything else in their micro-ecosystem. Old banannas, moldy pumpkins, cardboard, carrots, nothing gets those guys…Continue
Inspired by a You Tube video, I decided to build my own version of the Deep Water Culture system.
I am using a 18 gallon container (Tuff Tote version) and six 3 inch net pots (55 cents each at Worms Way). I am using coconut coir for growing medium and some hard water liquid fertilizer also from Worms…Continue
Closeup of cauliflower in our garden.
Added by bpearcy10 on December 4, 2010 at 4:31pm — No Comments