Rehydrating Peat Moss for your CFT Base Layer Peat moss holds many times its weight in water. But when it’s dry, water just rolls off! Here’s how to rehydrate or “pre-wet” peat moss when preparing your new bed.
Continuous flow vermicomposters need an initial base layer during startup to act as a bedding until the layers of castings and feedstock in the bin build up over time. Peat moss and coco coir can both used for this base layer, but until recently peat has been far more...read more
Space and Climate Guidelines for CFT Vermicomposting Installations Your composting worms need protection from the elements, and you need space to work. Accomplish both with these guidelines for a great installation.
Planning your installation is an important step in starting a continuous flow vermicomposting system. As your Michigan SoilWorks CFT will be the centerpiece of your commercial worm composting operation, the placement of your CFT - and the conditions you maintain for...read more
I’m as convinced as ever about the potential for commercial vermicomposting for small business owner-operators. Improving soil health and diverting waste from landfills are two concepts that get a lot of traction these days. While many folks are vermicomposting and...read more