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WHERE ARE ALL THE WORMS?

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We use cattle manure to grow our worms and produce worm castings, thousands and thousands of Liters per day.  It’s hard to imagine what this looks like in the real world.  The first photo in this post shows our starting … Continue reading

WHEN TO START VERMICOMPOSTING

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We have been blessed with a mild snow free Autumn this year (fingers crossed) but you know it won’t last.  Before too long we’ll be shivering and shoveling, the green brown landscape gone under a blanket of white.  No more … Continue reading

COMING SOON……BULK WORM KITS

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As many of you awesome worm lovers know, our main vermicomposting facility is outdoors in the bosom of Mother Nature.  Every year we switch from an indoor base to our outdoor base, it’s normally a well timed smooth operation.  During … Continue reading

MAKING IT HOT

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It’s the tail end of winter and you can feel the hints of spring on the wind.  Hopefully people are starting to get over the garden withdrawal symptoms that can really get you down in the first cold months of … Continue reading

HOW WET IS TOO WET?

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Over the years opinions have changed as to how wet is too wet for an indoor vermicomposting bin.  While the standard advice is to keep your bin at a moisture level akin to a damp sponge, “standard advice” often does … Continue reading

OUTDOOR COMPOST BIN WORMS

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Many people are curious about using Red Composting worms in their outdoor composting bins.  There are a few things to keep in mind if you decide to do this.  Red Wigglers or  Eisenia foetida are not indigenous to Northern climates, … Continue reading

NEVER FREEZE A WORM

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The frigid temperatures here in Manitoba, (today’s high is expected to be -27 Celsius with an extreme wind-chill of -47) are exactly why it’s difficult to raise worms outdoors on the prairies.  You can’t freeze a worm.  While our Red … Continue reading

PLANNING FOR WINTER

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November already yikes!  Not long to go now folks, the cold weather is bound to set in soon and freeze up is imminent.  There are a few things you can do to ensure a healthy indoor worm bin over the … Continue reading

WHAT’S IN A WORM

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What’s in a worm and how do they work?  Just like composting it’s as complex or simple as you choose to make it, for today let’s use the k.i.s.s. principal.  For those unfamiliar with the term it means; keep it … Continue reading

MOTHER NATURE; MAKES A LIAR OUT OF US, AGAIN

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Once again, Mother Nature has caught us with our pants down, so to speak.  Seems as soon as we try to give our readers advice on when to move their worms in or out of the house for the season, … Continue reading