Look what turned up!
My second worm garden.
First step: put it together.
Put some gravel around the drainage hole to stop soil washing out.
Next: add soil in the bowl, around the worm tower home. It doesn’t have to be good soil because the worm wee will add nutrients. I didn’t have enough potting mix so dug a little bit from my garden and used the soil from four pots of plants that died of thirst.
I threw in the paper bag the gravel came in with the worm garden kit into the tower. The worms will eat it.
Here come the worms! I don’t need to buy any. First I grabbed some of the vegetable matter that was in top of the worms in the old tower. Then I just grabbed some out of my existing worm colony. (Done the bottom of the first tower there was some amazing compost – AKA worm castings. I will have to investigate getting it out and using it some time.)
Water the soil and pop the lid on.
Now what shall I plant in here? Any suggestions?