Worm Castings Are The Best Known Soil Amendment

worms on a squash

The popularity of worms has grown along with the castings they produce. Stores like Walmart, Farm and Fleet, Tractor Supply, as well as many nurseries now offering pure earthworm castings. Sure, I was a skeptic at first. Does worm manure actually work or is it all hype? Worm Manure is Not Fertilizer Using worm castings will not instantly make your plants burst out of the ground. While it does contain Continue reading Worm Castings Are The Best Known Soil Amendment

The Real Science of Harvesting Worms

red worms in wet soil

So why would you want to harvest your worms? Did you ever notice the more worms you have in your bin the smaller they are. ?If you want them to get big?you need to be harvesting worms to keep them from overpopulating. ?Remove enough of them?to start a fresh bin every so often. As you feed your worms kitchen waste, they will begin to multiply. ?Depending on the worms you Continue reading The Real Science of Harvesting Worms

What To Feed Your Composting Red Worms

If you raise red worms outside like I do, one of the best things you can feed your worms is animal manure mixed with leaves or straw. ?However, if your going to be vermicomposting and collecting worm castings, you’re not going to want to be composting manure in a worm bin or indoor composting bin. Composting worms will eat any fruit or vegetable. ?Some they will eat slower than others, Continue reading What To Feed Your Composting Red Worms