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random amusement/annoyance... [Apr. 28th, 2011|10:00 pm]
Verminius Rex
I posted on FB that I finally found an affordable worm composter  setup, someone of course chimes in with the "you can find instructions online to build your own". Yeah, I saw that. By the time I get all the materials together, I've spent more money and time than just ordering the kit. Just because you can build something yourself doesn't always mean it's a good idea.

So I'm working up to a decision on a 3 tray worm farm setup. Pile up the materials, add worms and kitchen compost, harvest worm poo and worm tea (water that drips into a collection tray at the bottom) and add nutrient rich stuff to garden. A $50 setup is worth the effort. The same setup for $100, there was much hesitation. So I'll wait a bit, then decide if some of my hard earned money goes towards stackable bins to manufacture worm poo. 

The lettuce remains untouched, I have hopes that the rabbits are not able to access the garden. Not only does lettuce make salads, it's also a gauge on if the rabbits have found a way around the fence.