Compost and worm farm basics talk

Learn the basics of composting or worm farming at home in this free talk

Produced by the City of Sydney

Did you know that more than a third of waste in household red bins is food waste?

Worm farms and composting are a great way to deal with kitchen, household and garden waste while reducing your eco-footprint.

Better yet, they allow you to create fantastic organic soil conditioner to use in pots or garden beds to grow super-healthy plants.

You’ll learn:

  • the difference between worm farming and composting
  • how to select the best type of system for you, and where to put it
  • how to set up a worm farm including feeding worms and harvesting fertiliser
  • compost ingredients, proportions and layering techniques
  • how to maintain healthy systems and avoid common problems
  • tips for setting up communal systems.

Suitable for beginners.

Talk includes:

  • lecture-style talk and demonstration
  • links and notes on email
  • opportunity for questions.

Bring along:

  • paper and pen
  • water bottle.

Bookings essential.



Saturday 8 February 2020 from 10am to 11.30am


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