Category Archives: Worm Composting

Worms and Boys at the Farmer’s Market

This picture shows Gideon and Theo holding bags of worm castings.  The boys sell the castings at the Farmer’s Market with great gusto!  Gideon is the friendly salesman and tells all the customers about the advantages of using worm castings … Continue reading

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Worm Farming: The Next Level – ESP of MO

One of the things I love the most about living in the country is getting to meet other country-loving people, especially those running small businesses. This week I had the great pleasure visiting with Irv and Kathy Huser of Environmentally … Continue reading

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How to Harvest Worm Compost and Worms

Your worms have been working away and your bin is now full of rich compost. It’s time to harvest the compost and separate out the worms. What’s the best way to do that? There are several ways I’ve tried which … Continue reading

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Adding Worms to Your Worm Bin

Now that you have the bedding prepared and in the worm bin, it’s time to add worms! Red Worm—Red Wiggler—Esenia Fetida—these are just a few of the names for the little guy that is your composting friend. He/she, as it is … Continue reading

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How to Make Bedding for Your Worm Bin

As I discussed in the last post, raising worms to produce compost is fun, easy and a great source of high-powered, all-natural, fertilizer for your garden and seedlings. Now that you have your worm bin made, it’s time to put … Continue reading

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How to Make a Simple Worm Bin

Worms are God’s soil-building machines—a virtual humus creating factory as Thomas Barrett would say. They can rapidly convert organic matter and vegetable scraps into high-nutrient compost and castings (worm poop) for your garden and other uses. There is much research … Continue reading

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