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Ask the Worm Guys: Pesticides and Increasing Worm Population

Ask the Worm Guys: Pesticides and Increasing Worm Population
Here's a question we received from one of our friends. "I would like to know how to increase my worm population, and does it matter if the worms ar...

Will They Eat It?: Chocolate

Will They Eat It?: Chocolate
With Halloween a few days away, many people have asked us if worms will eat their leftover Halloween candy. Yes, they will! Below we break down ou...

Will They Eat It?: Pumpkins

Will They Eat It?: Pumpkins
With Halloween just around the corner, many people have asked us if worms will eat their leftover pumpkins and Jack-o'lanterns. Absolutely! Below ...

Ask the Worm Guys: The Three Types of Composting Worms

Ask the Worm Guys: The Three Types of Composting Worms
We often get asked about the different kinds of worms that are used in composting and sometimes fishing. The main three used in United States are ...

11 Facts About Worms and Vermicomposting

Food for Compost
Composting worms can eat food waste and create a compost from their own bodies. Red worms are the most popular worm for composting, and the reason...

NLR Worm Tea

Flowers in a Field
Worm Tea Facts Worm tea is a high yield liquid plant food. Worm tea contains vitamins, nutrients, enzymes, amino acids, and minerals. Simple Math...

Using Worm Castings

Plants
Directions for Using Worm Castings House Plants: Add 1" to 2" inches of worm castings to top soil. Mix in, taking care not to damage shallow roots....

Pop Up Farming

Tomatoes
Q: What is pop up farming? A: It is a food producing garden or small farm that is built on temporary space that can be moved and all materials rec...

No More Landfills

Landfill
Some Facts About Chicago Organic Waste Chicago composts 2% of all organic waste. The remaining 98% goes to landfills. 60% of all material headed ...

Earthworm Quotes

Earthworm quotes
Charles Darwin Father of earthworm science and author of The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Actions of Worms, With Observations on The...

Worm Reproduction and Development

Earthworm
Reproduction Reproduction dictates survival of a species. Organisms like worms, which provide food for many others, must reproduce ample offspring ...

Vermiculture Language: Definitions of Worm Composting

Compost pile
These are words commonly used in describing vermiculture and vermicomposting, which is composting with worms. Aerobic Conditions Composting and ver...