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gardencarer

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Home worm farm
« on: October 08, 2013, 10:51:30 AM »
Hi All,

I have started a home worm farm in my garden, using an old fibreglass box. I have been putting in old potting mix, horse manure and green garden clippings in and covering it with a hessian bag. It seems to be happy and productive as long as there is sufficient moisture in the box. The problem is that the box dries out. Should I be putting some water in there to keep it moist if it dries out?

Thanks in advance.

Lou
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Re: Home worm farm
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2013, 11:14:21 PM »
Definitely, your worms need moisture to stay happy and healthy. Don't over water it - just keep the hessian damp.

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Re: Home worm farm
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2013, 08:39:56 PM »
So
we don't need to buy a special work farm
does the box need holes in the bottom?

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Re: Home worm farm
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2015, 06:17:52 PM »
Yes, your box has to have some holes in the bottom so the excess water can drain out in the bottom.

And make sure you keep your compost bin in a shady area away from the sun.
Lynda Dillman is the author of HowToMakeAWormFarm.com which guides you on how to start worming and produce your own compost.

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