Building Soil with Worms 5 days
In this week-long online course, you will learn how to partner with nature’s little miracles to make all the natural fertiliser you need for your garden. With the help of worms, you can turn all your kitchen waste into worm casting and worm juice to fertilise and activate the soil in your home garden. This short online course includes a live Q&A online gathering, interactive videos and the eBook – Soil Building with Worms for your home garden.
- Ethics of soil
- Possibilities of soil
- Role of worms in nature
- Facts and myths of worms
- Model 1: the most affordable
- Model 2: the bucket worm farm
- Model 3: Barrel worm farm
- Model 4: classic apartment worm farm
- Model 5: converted bin worm
- Model 6: large scale vermicomposting
- Model 7: cold weather worm box
- Getting started with your Bedding
- Green and brown matter
- Meat scraps and fish bones
- Excess protein
- Acidic foods and grass clippings
- Pet poo
- Human manure
- the humidity
- the pH
- for predators
- burrowing animals
- the fly
- Benefits of castings
- Removing castings
- Foliary spray with castings
- Worm juice
- Foliar spray with worm juice
Author & Instructor
Lucy Legan has been teaching sustainable education for over 20 years. She has played an integral role in environmental education in Brazil, a best-selling author of educational books on sustainability literacy, public speaker, and long- time ecologist. Author of Planet Schooling book.
Naturopath & Instructor
Laila Helena is a naturopath and ethnobotanist who has had a lifetime of sustainability. As a child traveller, she experienced homeschooling first hand. Laila happily shares her experiences with parents wanting to homeschool.
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