Compost and worm farm basics

Learn the basics of starting a compost or worm farm 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 via email
  • opportunity for questions.

Bring along:

  • paper and pen
  • water bottle.

Bookings essential.

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When

Saturday 16 June 2018 from 10am to 11.30am

Cost

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