“These days, talking about starting up a worm farm is really not all that unusual. Worm farming is a popular hobby to take on because there are many benefits such as nutrient-rich compost and worms to use as bait for fishing. There are people all around the world who are getting started and who want to take on a worm farming DIY project. If this is something you want to do too, there are only a few steps to take and you will have started your very own worm farm.
The first step is the preparation process. For the right supplies this means containers for one thing, as these containers will be what hold the worms. On the side you will need to prepare some bedding which is what the worms will lay on and crawl through. You only need a bit of ripped up newspaper then get it a bit damp.
The newspaper can be placed with some garden soil at the very bottom of each container and this will be the base layer of the bedding. Before you go any further you will need to poke a few holes along the bottom and across the top for ventilation and drainage. This provides ventilation and proper drainage for the worm farms. On top of the newspaper and garden soil mixture you want to add in some dried leaves and cardboard.
That is pretty much it for your worm farming DIY project and now all you have to do is come up with a proper feeding schedule for these little guys. You just have to throw in a few pieces of garbage here and there and this will be enough to nourish the worms. You have to figure that since they are not out on their own and able to scrounge around for food because you are keeping them captivated, you have to supply that for them. Always tear the food up into tiny pieces before throwing in.
In terms of watering the soil to keep it moist this should only be done about once a week on average but you can tell when the soil is getting too dry. As you can see this DIY project is certainly simple. Some people even take it to the next level and decide to start their own worm farm business. If you are providing your customers with a good product you can make a killing.”