Category: how to compost

bokashi compost

The Basics of Bokashi Bran Home Preparation

Bokashi and the knowledge of bokashi composting is a tool that should be in every farmer’s gardening toolkit. The technique is more than just composting scraps from your kitchen and it can be used anywhere especially where conditions...

Bokashi bin

Let These Kitchen Composting Tips Help You

Particularly if you live where winter snow and ice prevail along with excessive wind and rain, or where it is 95^ in the shade in summer, with not a drop of water in sight,...

Getting Rid of Fruit Flies With Diatomaceous Earth

My friend John is a serious Worm Inn fan. Back in the fall, he upgraded from the standard model to the Worm Inn Mega. Bigger system, more worms, more processing power…but also more trouble if something “goes wrong”! In John’s case, this came in the form of a fruit fly

Read more…

Compost bins in snow

Composting In Winter Months

If you are wondering what to do with your compost in winter, look no further. If you want to, you will be able to continue your composting right through the season.  (If this is...

baby worm

Reproduction in Compost Worms

It’s a bit of a maze, but hang on in there and be astounded! The detail of reproduction in compost worms, is like the choreography of a familiar, slow dance. It just seems inevitable,...

bokashi bin

Bokashi Blast-off!

I really had no intention of doing Bokashi when I started out on this composting quest.  In fact, I had never even heard of it. Now – just from what I have read these...

how to compost - worms

Maintaining Your Wormery

Now for the fascinating part – maintaining your wormery so that your worms are happy and well fed.  Here are a few simple tips on suitable food: Your worms will eat just about anything organic....

DIY worm farm using two bins

Worm Bin – Which to Choose?

Install a worm bin for the absolutely best quality compost! Questions to ask and answer  when choosing a worm bin. Are you going to make your own, or buy one? Are you going to...

worm bin

Worm Farm Composting

 Worm farm composting, as a means of re-cycling kitchen waste, is becoming increasingly popular. Using a worm farm for making compost is all the rage both on the home front and increasingly, in the corporate...

Indoor Composting

Thoughts on indoor composting – the benefits to you and the world.   If you live in a small house or apartment, without much in the way of a garden, you can still re-cycle...