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How to Grow Your Own Worms

It’s a worm’s world out there! For centuries, worms have played a massive part in caring for and propagating different types of plant species. Small and harmless, these wriggling nutrient powerhouses are every gardener’s best friend and secret weapon to healthy, happy plants all year long. So, what exactly is the deal with vermicomposting, or […]

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How to Build a Worm Tower – What are the Benefits

What is a Worm Tower? A worm tower is precisely what it sounds like. It’s a PVC tube, typically around four inches in diameter that gets stuck directly in your garden with the other part of the tube sticking out. The tower acts as a home for you composting worms where you can concentrate your […]

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Worm Castings – A Complete Guide

Believe it or not, earthworm castings are the most nutrient-rich natural fertilizer known to man! These tiny, oblong-sphere-shaped pellets are the byproduct of earthworms and contain a plethora of minerals including nitrates, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and more. They’re odorless, and unless someone told you they were worm poop, you probably would just think it’s weird […]

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Vermicomposting – How to Get Started

Vermicomposting and the Joy of Worms For seasoned green-thumbs, worms are a source of immeasurable joy. These earth-friendly crawlies aren’t only good for fishing bait, they are also a great way to turn your organic scraps into nutrient-rich soil which your plants will love! The process of vermicomposting involves using certain species of earthworms and […]

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