Gardening Questions #002 – How Many Trays to Use When Starting a Worm Farm?

  When setting up a worm farm vermicomposting system, how many trays should I start with? Most of the worm farms that are sold at garden centres use a stackable tray design, and when first starting, use only a single tray. When the first tray is full, when the contents reach the fill line onContinue reading “Gardening Questions #002 – How Many Trays to Use When Starting a Worm Farm?”

Why You Shouldn’t Use Sales Receipts in Your Compost or Worm Farm

  Remember Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, the toxic endocrine-disrupting chemical which leached out of plastic drink bottles that has now been banned worldwide? Well, the bad news is that it’s still around and you have more contact with it than you imagine! Thermal paper used in cash register sales receipts and ATM receiptsContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Use Sales Receipts in Your Compost or Worm Farm”

Why You Shouldn’t Use Bleached or Glossy Paper in Your Compost or Worm Farm

As gardeners, we often told that we shouldn’t use office photocopying paper or glossy magazines in our worm farms, compost or the garden in general. Many gardeners ask why not? There are very good reasons not to, which we’ll explore in this article! By understanding a little about the different methods of paper production, weContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Use Bleached or Glossy Paper in Your Compost or Worm Farm”

Worm Farming DIY articles posted!

If you’ve ever thought about getting a worm farm, already have one and would like to learn how to better take care of it, or would like to build your own, then check out the two new articles on worm farming! Worm Farming – this article explains almost everything you need to know about runningContinue reading “Worm Farming DIY articles posted!”