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Compost/Vermicomposting (worms) (83)

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anyone know where I can get red wigglers at a decent price?  I live in Mesa Crismon and Guadalupe cross roads   I just made a worm hotel ou…

Started by Barbara Beyer

0 May 8, 2017

Continuing the "Where to Get Worms"

Hi I'm new to this and am wondering where I can buy blue worms?  Every where I search, it keeps redirecting me to reds and Uncle Jim's worm…

Started by Vanessa Estrada

0 Apr 13, 2017

Roaches in my compost - eeeeek!

I've been successfully composting for quite a few years and have always had a few various bugs in my compost.  But this year the cockroache…

Started by Veronika C

13 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by Liz & Dan

A home Biogas Digester!

Hi Folks, Biogas digesters have been around for a very long time.  Early versions were merely a contained tumbler to allow the methane gas…

Started by Catherine, The Herb Lady

2 Jun 21, 2016
Reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady

Worm Farm looking for part time help in South Phoenix

Intern/Worm Farmer/Composter We are Abby Lee Farms, a large local hydroponic grower of tomatoes and cucumbers.  We want to compost all of o…

Started by Zach Brooks

1 May 17, 2016
Reply by Gail LaTour

Where to get worms for vermicomposting?

Hello, I was wondering if anyone knew where to get worms/could possibly spare worms for vermicomposting?

Started by Zion Culley

7 Dec 10, 2015
Reply by Michael Cartsonis

Pine needles -- free for your composting enjoyment

I attended an Agriscaping event this weekend and complained about the incredible amount of pine needles my trees are shedding right now. On…

Started by Jo

4 Aug 29, 2015
Reply by Andrew Greaves

Prickly Pear composting

Hello, I just juiced 60 pounds of prickly pear fruit and am wondering about composting the seeds and pulp. I boiled them briefly and ran t…

Started by heather rutter

4 Aug 21, 2015
Reply by heather rutter

are bermuda grass clipping ok for composting?

May seem obvious, however can I put the grass clipping from mowing the bermuda in the compost? thanks.

Started by Gaile S.

27 May 30, 2015
Reply by Powell Gammill

Composting video (short)

I figured this would appeal to the permaculture group.  I wouldn't normally bother with just another composting video but I got a chuckle o…

Started by Powell Gammill

0 May 26, 2015


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