When it comes to worm farming there is nothing better than the liquid that we harvest that provides a rich source of nutrients and beneficial microbes for our garden soil. Angus Stewart explains the difference between Worm Wee, Worm Leachate and Worm Tea.
When should I harvest? A guide to harvesting your compost bin
The key to knowing when to harvest from your compost bin lies in identifying when most of the contents have reached the final breakdown stage and have become humus, signifying that your compost is mature and ready to go on the garden.
Worms love balance: The key to most of your Worm Farming problems
When most people start worm farming, they put their food scraps in and forget about carbon sources, which is how most worm farming problems arise. But remember, we can’t forget about the important role that carbon plays too!
The Solution To All Your Worm Farming & Composting Problems
You’ve probably noticed the statement “just make sure you are aerating regularly” we can absolutely guarantee you that almost any worm farming or composting problem can be solved by aerating regularly.
Soil is the basis of the garden, and soil health is key to growing healthy plants. This thin layer of mineral and organic material provides the medium for plant growth that goes a long way to sustaining life on earth, In this post we’ll look at the structure and layers of soil to understand how to manage and improve some of the most commonly encountered soils in Australia.
Growing your own food at home is one of the most satisfying things you can do. It’s a project that captures and celebrates the complete cycle of sustainability and it’s a serious feel-good to harvest your own home-grown food!
How Organic Matter Turns from a Nitrogen Source to a Carbon Source
When it comes to composting we often hear about carbon and nitrogen and the importance of getting the balance between these two elements right. Let’s look at how these two elements interact with each other during the composting process and where they end up.
In recent years, it has come to light that insect populations (including bees) are declining. Bees play an essential role in the pollination of plants and over a third of the world’s food crops rely on pollinating insects for their production.