Tagged: worms

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Raised Garden Beds

 My raised garden beds,  my 2015 project,  are, once again, at the top of my mind. This morning I went out into the garden and felt Spring was actually here. Warm, still and sunny...

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Worm Farming in Schools – Inspiring Students

  Today, we are welcoming a guest blogger, Lisa Stephenson from Auckland, New Zealand. Lisa is a teacher in an Intermediate School (11-13 years) in Takapuna, a community on the North Shore of Auckland,...

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Worms’ Bin Check

We have baby worms! I just wandered down the garden to have a quick check on the worms. It has been so hot and humid lately, that although the worms’  bin is situated in...

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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,...

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A Worm Cocoon Has Been Born (Sort of)

A Worm Cocoon has been deposited and who wins… Euros or Reds? We are pleased to announce the arrival of eggs.  Or should I say ‘we are pleased to announce the depositing of a worm...

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Worms in Residence and Bokashi Success

Well, the worms arrived in a little brown box inside of which was a plastic takeaway food container with holes in the lid. The worms were quite happily squirming around in this, under some...

Worm Farm Here at Last

Our worm farm arrived and now it is time to assemble it and set it up ready for our worms. Got back from an extended period away from the inter-net and computers to find...

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The Thrill of Winter (not)

And so the winter grinds on. We are so lucky, here in Kent.  No ‘weather events’,  at least so far. Just grey skies with the odd blue day to let us know that there...

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Why Compost?

So – why this web-site?  Why compost? Well,  this is my search for the most reliable and interesting  information available  about composting.  A compost heap has been a  part of any garden I have...