Silke Gebauer

Silke Gebauer is a mother of two who loves being outdoors. You are likely to find her experimenting with companion planting, occasionally swearing at slugs or planting trees somewhere with friends. Permaculture is her big thing.

Benefits of Worm Castings for Stronger, Healthier Plants and Better Crops

When composting worms munch their way through rotting organic material like kitchen scraps and turn them into worm castings they silently, bit by bit create an elixir of life for soil and plants that can revive spent soil and support plants to thrive from seeds to harvest.  Some of the benefits of worm castings include …

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How to Start Composting Indoors with Worms (or Without) – I Mean, Really?

What would happen if you started composting kitchen waste indoors, in your own home, with worms? Composting is seeing a great come back as more and more people want to contribute to a more sustainable life.  It’s a natural process which has been occurring since the beginning of life. Sounds grand and philosophical but it’s …

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