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My First Winter Worm Composting System

By Dave Pawson

Worm Compost Bin

I’m UK based (Cambridgeshire) and new to vermiculture. Last summer I purchased 2lbs Dendrobaeana worms (European Nightcrawlers – Dendrobaena veneta / Eisenia hortensis) from Kathy at Witneyveg.blogspot.com. I’d already built two containers for my garden … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on February 3rd, 2010 with 1 comment.
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Self-Fertilizing Garden – 2009

Sandbox Self-Fertilizing Garden - 2009
Humble beginnings for this year’s sandbox garden


Last year I wrote about a new raised bed garden I created from a sandbox that wasn’t getting much use in our yard. Of course, I wasn’t about to settle for making a … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on July 22nd, 2009 with 2 comments.
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Self-Fertilizing Garden Update

Lots of Plant Growth Thanks to the Composting Trench

As mentioned in my last post, I took a bit of a hiatus from Compost Guy this fall – partially to give more attention to Red Worm Composting, and partially due to a new time-challenged schedule (I decided to take … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on December 19th, 2008 with no comments.
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Jumbo Garbage Garden

Garbage Garden
My dad surveys the patch of land he groomed for our garbage garden.


Just when I thought I might have to scale back my restaurant food waste vermicomposting project – due to the accumulation of excess waste, with no place … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on July 30th, 2008 with 7 comments.
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The Sandbox Self-Fertilizing Garden

I recently wrote (on the Red Worm Composting blog) about the ‘vermicomposting trench‘ systems I’ve been using to compost restaurant food waste, and to provide my vegetable gardens with water and nutrition all summer long.

One of … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on July 25th, 2008 with 11 comments.
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I’m a Lousy Gardener…

Honeysuckle

..but my herd of composting worms are helping me look pretty good this year!
🙂

I’ve had an interest in ‘growing things’ for quite a few years, but to be totally honest I’ve never actually dedicated myself to the task … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on July 21st, 2008 with 2 comments.
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Garbage Gardening


Down below this jungle of tomato and snap pea plants lies layers of organic waste and lots of composting worms busily converting the materials into rich vermicompost.


As I mentioned a while back (and written about recently on Red Worm … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on July 16th, 2008 with 8 comments.
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Fun With BioBags

Way back at the beginning of May, I wrote a post about my plans to purchase some biodegradable bags – specifically, ‘Biobags’. Well, I did end up buying some, and have been having fun testing them out ever since (and … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on June 30th, 2008 with no comments.
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My New Green (ad)Venture

Well, I must say these promised posts have been flowing out like cold molasses!
😆

I guess it’s better to be slow than to not write at all!

Anyhow…
As some of you undoubtedly know already (especially if you follow … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on June 24th, 2008 with 3 comments.
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Worm Composting Basics

For the record, to the rumors about me ‘finding the edge of the earth and falling off’ have been greatly exaggerated!
😆

All joking aside, I do apologize for the lapse in posts over the last little while! I’ve been … >> READ MORE <<

Written by Compost Guy on May 22nd, 2008 with no comments.
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