Home | Community | Message Board

Everything Mushrooms
Please support our sponsors.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Welcome to the Growery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: Peat

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1

Registered: 02/18/13
Posts: 136
Last seen: 3 years, 11 months
Anyone on here currently vermicomposting? * 1
    #660615 - 02/28/13 05:50 PM (4 years, 23 days ago)

I used the 5 gallons from last year's operation to fertilize 25 gallons of soil-less mix (spent MG).  Cost nothing.  I collected the worms from a backyard compost.  Apparently, the red worms are not native but they were there.  If you collect your own worms, keep in mind night crawlers and such won't work.  They gotta be red worms or the like.  If you want to find out if you have them in your yard just bury some vegetable waste and they will come.  Let 'em propagate, harvest in the fall, and start your indoor vermicompost.  Or buy some worms online if you need to.

In theory, each pound of worms should be able to consume 1/2 pound of material a day, but I haven't seen that.  I blend the stuff to make it easier to consume for them. 

Currently I'm thinking of expanding a bit.  Right now I'm two plastic bins in at about 8-10 gallons.  I used newspaper and peat moss as bedding and included an effective amount of starter material from the yard (including other beneficial micro- and macro-organisms of decay).  I'm about ready to up the operation x2. 

I'd be interested to see if any of you do this and like to learn new ideas.  I am pretty much winging it ....

As they say, "good shit!"  :smile:

See my grow:

Edited by zzzzzz (02/28/13 06:19 PM)

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
 User Gallery

Registered: 12/05/08
Posts: 13,402
Trusted Cultivator
Re: Anyone on here currently vermicomposting? [Re: zzzzzz]
    #660674 - 03/01/13 03:56 AM (4 years, 23 days ago)

I don't, I just by my earthworm castings.  I do have a compost bin out back...

Dude she isn't as young as she use to be.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: Peat

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Worm Castings icanfeeltherain 1,293 5 05/09/09 01:25 AM
by SmokerX
* Homemade Compost. spacemonkey69 3,560 17 03/02/10 10:47 AM
by 81renaissance
* soil aeration - worms!
4,834 15 08/29/09 01:48 PM
by Chapter 4
* n00b here... composting?
The boat
1,060 3 04/24/11 10:58 PM
by skyjohnny
* red worms coasting pops1255 604 3 12/12/12 06:52 PM
by Hawksresurrection
* composted h/manure as cloning medium? Mahavatar 1,169 4 09/17/09 02:01 PM
by Mahavatar
* Common organic fertilizers/notes Jesus 2,761 14 04/28/11 03:05 PM
by Jesus
* grow links CaptainKirk 3,064 9 04/30/08 10:00 PM
by mel_lonta_tauda

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Data, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron, Miscusi
471 topic views. 1 members, 90 guests and 67 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:

Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.027 seconds spending 0.003 seconds on 14 queries.