Autumn is a great time to start your worm farm and get it established before winter. Autumn is a great time to get into the garden. Your soil will still contain a fair bit of warmth from summer and a full moisture profile from the summer rains, so it’s a great time to get planting. […]
How are your worms coping this summer?
Well done to local Aged Care provider Bellorana Ltd. Last week we installed worm farms at both their sites here in Bellingen. The facilities each have a commercial kitchen and produce quite a quantity of organic waste. Their hostel facility at Watson Street also has a group of residents who are keen gardeners. It is […]
—-> So what happens when the heavens open and the rain won’t stop? Earthworms love the summer storms and rainy weather. It triggers the hatching of the compost worm cocoons. It signal time to come to the surface to mate for the field worms. It allows the worms to move around at night. But too […]
Well here on the Mid North Coast of NSW it has been a lovely hot summer. Great if you can get out of the heat into air conditioning or the water. But what about your worms?? Rapid temperature change is one of the greatest threats to your home worm farm. The worms can cope with […]
Coffs Harbour’s very first “Garden Party” will be held at the Coffs Harbourside Markets on Sunday 19 August from 8am to 2pm. TheCoffsRegionalCommunityGardenshave joined forces with the Harbourside Markets to put on this fantastic event for the community. “Set under the trees beside the beautiful Coffs Harbour jetty, the Garden Party will feature plenty of […]
THE Coffs Coast’s high, primary and pre-school students are invited to let their imagination run wild during this year’s International Composting Awareness Week. Design and create the best worm farm for the Awareness Week and your school will have the opportunity to win prizes, including a worm farm or compost bin and vouchers from Promised […]
Compost Worms and Starter Packs – 10% off SALE From 6pm Friday 17/02/12 to Midnight Sunday 19/02/12 Order your compost worms or a starter kit for your worm farm this weekend and get 10% off. Hurry one weekend only! Start worm farming this weekend! Order Now!
Having been a vermiculturalist for many years now I have seen many different types of home and commercial worm farming systems. They all have their place and are designed for particular purpose and use. The thing which disturbs me most is that many people buy their worm farm then come to me for advice and […]
Compost Worms – Earthworms – Field Worms There is much confusion and misconceptions about compost worms, what they do and how. So here is the lowdown: Types of Worms When looking at ‘earthworms’ there are two basic types of worms : Compost Worms These are generally small red worms. They occur naturally in forested areas […]