Over the last few days we’ve been busy in the garden setting up a new project, which is to grow veg in straw bales. This is a tried and tested method that is growing in popularity owing to it’s simplicity as well as the fact that you can get quite high yields from a small space using less water than in a conventional garden. 407 more words
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Is gardening your hobby? And yet the worm composting technique has been a difficult step for you? What with the first site of those wiggly worms? 1,054 more words
Vermicomposting, aka vermi-composting or worm composting is the practice of utilizing worms to break down waste resulting in worm castings (poop).
According to one study, when compared to conventional microbial composting, vermicomposting results in a material which has lower contamination levels (fewer toxins such as heavy metals) and is able to retain more nutrients over a longer period of time. 262 more words
I have my own compost box. That thing absolutely devours everything I put in it.
Composting, the process of taking raw organic material like kitchen scraps, lawn trimmings, dead leaves, and chipped woody material and turning it into a useable, stable, non-offensive soil amendment can be done in any living situation. 1,831 more words