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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

LAST CALL FOR BULK WORMS

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It’s getting cold out there. If you have a worm bin outside in Manitoba, now’s the time for inside action.  Even though our days are pleasant the nights are dipping into the frost zone.  Any night time temperature under 5 … Continue reading

WHY WE VERMICOMPOST

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Vermicomposting, composting with red worms, can be as complex or simple as you choose to make it, the point being that it’s a personal decision.  Whether you’re already an avid composter or just a part timer, red composting worms (Eisenia … Continue reading

SURPRISE APPEARANCE

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Want to learn more about vermicomposting?  Join us this Saturday at the Garden’s Manitoba 10th annual Gardening Saturday, March 18th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the Victoria Inn & Conference Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, MB.  Find us … Continue reading

THE DAWNING OF THE AGE OF THE WORM

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Worms are cool!  They are the masters of bacteria and have harnessed it to become one of the only living creatures capable of breaking the strongest chemical bond in the natural world, the nitrogen bond.  Nitrogen absolutely loves itself, when … 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

THE DEAD OF WINTER

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The mighty collective “they” of the universe has determined; we have just past the dead of winter!  Go figure, it seems exactly like the life of winter to us.  This past Monday was deemed the most depressing day of the … Continue reading

ARE YOU IN IT FOR THE WORMS?

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Busy, busy, busy, whew, this time of year has all the attractions doesn’t it. Garden preparation, seeding, transplanting the whole deal.  Back to outdoor composting and building the soil we go.  What’s your favorite area of concentration in spring, are … 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