[Market-farming] RE: Attracting worms

Marty Kraft martyk at allspecies.org
Sat Jul 10 15:40:38 EDT 2004


I'm thinking of burrying the buckets 2-3 inches deep. Maybe a little deeper
in winter.

Marty Kraft

> From: "Elizabeth Knutson" <eknutson at clubdepot.com>
> Reply-To: Market Farming <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 22:01:17 -0600
> To: "'Market Farming'" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: RE: [Market-farming] RE: Attracting worms
> 
> I have not done this so I can't answer any of your questions, but I have
> seen something similar to what you are referring to on eBay, but it is on
> top of the ground and has about an 80 gallon capacity. Their home page is at
> http://www.theearthmachine.com/ I'm not sure how effective a 5 gallon
> container would be, but I think it would be worth a shot. However, I don't
> think I would bury it more than 6-8" because earth worms are usually (in my
> limited experience) in the top layers of the soil where most of the organic
> matter that needs to be broken down is. The original auction I found when I
> was looking for worm stuff (I was looking for a kitchen size worm bin, but
> hubby didn't like that idea, maybe I will sneak one in on him) is at
> <http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4303340889&ssPageName=ST
> RK:MEWA:IT>
> 
> Let us know how this works out for you.
> 
> B3
> 
> aka
> 
> Betsy (eknutson at clubdepot.com)
> 
> Southern Idaho, USDA Zone 5




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