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LEAF COLLECTING

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Ah yes, that peaceful time of the year when your outdoor gardening is winding down and food producers can enjoy the bounty of their harvest.  If your fancy is floral, you may be feeling a little sad. Should’a popped in … Continue reading

CREATE QUALITY CASTINGS

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People decide to vermicompost for many different reasons, what is the goal of one, may not be the goal of another.  Some folks use a worm bin with the main purpose of eliminating food waste from the local landfill while … 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

MOVING TIME, AGAIN

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The nights are getting cold and soon frost will be on the ground, if you have worms outside in our Northern climate, move them inside now.  That’s what we’re doing this week, shifting from our outdoor operation in the country … Continue reading

TEA TIME!

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No, not that kind of tea!  It’s time for vermicompost tea!  Many gardeners know the benefit of fertilizing plants with compost tea or as we like to call it, liquid organic fertilizer.  Making worm tea, just like composting can be … Continue reading

EATING WORMS, IT’S PART OF THE JOB

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Do not be shocked but not all of the worms we sell end up in happy home or farm composting situations….. some of them end up getting eaten!  Over the years we’ve been able to supply more than a few … Continue reading

WORM BIN CHECK LIST

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Indoor vermicomposting bins do require maintenance just like a tropical fish tank they have a range of conditions that should be monitored and corrected where necessary. 1. Moisture levels; the contents of your bin should be no dryer than a … Continue reading

HINTS FOR WINTER WORM KEEPING

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There are a few small tasks worm farmers can do to ensure happy and healthy worms over the winter months.  If you have an outdoor composter with red wigglers living in it, there are two options for keeping them alive … Continue reading

TEACHING WITH WORMS

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September is a wonderful time of year, mild temperatures and for parents, the time to enjoy a bit more freedom when children return to school.  One segment of the adult population is left out of this, “the most wonderful time of … 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