Posts Tagged ‘fertilizer’

How to grow a worm farm and why? Dean’s shamanic worms!!

Dean has been growing a garden in the middle of the desert in Arizona with the help of Cynthia and his beloved Kelley. Dean is passionate about his worm and tells us why here. www.thesanctuaryatsedona.com

Modular raised bed square foot organic gardening

A closer look at the Patent Pending Wiki Garden. This unique modular above ground organic gardening system makes growing organic food Fast, Easy, and Fun!

Sweet Corn Lay By – May 2010 – Growing a Vegetable Garden

Applying the last of the fertilizer and bringing dirt up to the corn stalks. Visit The Bayou Gardener in Avoyelles Parish Louisiana – Cajun Country at www.thebayougardener.com

Growing Potatoes In A Bucket

Great769 shows you how to grow your very own “potty”, the potato in a bucket. great769 also shows you the original “potty” potato planted back in February, my how he has grown!! This is a way people can easily grow good natural food almost anywhere you don’t have to limit yourself to potatoes anything can be grown in a container if you have the light indoors or outdoors on a balcony or a rooftop, you can have your own organic food year round, if you have a window you can have a greenhouse.

HARVESTING WORM CASTINGS TO FERTILIZE MY ORGANIC GARDEN MAY 2011

www.goingorganic.weebly.com I wanted to show you a quick video on harvesting worm castings from my worm bin that I buried in the old greenhouse. I put the worms in a long large plastic bin and half buried it in the dirt during the winter time. Most of my worms had already died because of getting too cold. Once I got them into the ground in the old greenhouse, they warmed up and stayed close to the bottom of the bin to stay warm. Now that we have had several months of warm weather, a handful of surviving worms have multiplied many times over. Now that the weather is getting so hot, the worms are staying down close to the bottom again. This time to try to stay cool. By keeping the plastic worm bin in the ground, the temperature averages 58 to 78 degrees year round. To harvest my worm castings (black gold for garden soil), I use a standard metal strainer. The holes are approximately 1/8th inch square. The holes in the strainer are just the size of the granular shape of worm castings. I hang the strainer over a standard Rubbermaid box. I am just taking out a small amount in this demonstration. The rest of the bedding stays in the strainer and gets dumped back into the worm bin. Once I have enough for several of my potted tomatoes plants. I pour the castings into a smaller container and take them to the garden. I sprinkle the castings on the soil around each of the plants. Worm castings have many organic natural benefits for the soil: 1) Improves soil structure; 2) enriches

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