How does worm composting work?
Worm-composting is a simple and odour free method that uses worms specialised in transformation of the organic waste in natural fertiliser. Those are for most of the time Eisenia Foetida worms.
We mix our organic waste, ideally sliced in small bits for a faster transformation, with cardboard bits. A 50/50 mix allows an odour-free mix.
Then, the worms will transform your fruits and vegetables’ peel. As a result, you’ll collect 100% natural fertiliser that will make your plants happy.
What can we throw in a worm compost bin?
What you can put in your worm compost bin:
What you can't put in your worm compost bin:
How to use my worm composter daily?
On a daily basis, simply throw your organic waste ideally cut in small bits and add the same quantity of cardboard. Then, let the worms do their job. This is doable with Lombrico.
Check from time to time the level of liquid fertiliser made under the piece of furniture.
You can even go on holidays peacefully, the worms will survive for over 4 weeks.
The use of the fertiliser
The worm compost and the worm tea are made thanks to Lombrico and are sources of many benefits for the soils. They increase the soils’ capacity to hold humidity and to keep the nourishing elements, while improving their structure and guarantee a high microbial activity, for instance.
They also protect all kinds of plants (indoor and outdoor plants, fruits and vegetables) from sicknesses and increase their yield. The worm compost is even more efficient than compost and can be given in bigger quantities than compost, as its nutrient elements are released at a pace that is convenient for growing greens.
Worm-tea, its use:
You mix the worm tea with water (1 quantity of worm tea for 9 quantities of water).
To grow your plants, you can use the mixture to water your plants once or twice a month.
You can spray the leaves with the mixture to protect your plants against pests.
Worm compost, its use:
To plant a new sprout, you can mix the worm compost with soil (50% worm compost 50% soil) and you fill up the pot with this mixture.
For a plant already in a pot, spread a thin layer of worm compost on the plant’s soil that you’ll keep moist.