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Backyard Vermicomposting Essentials

ContentsVermicompting essentialsVermicompostingRed wigglersWorm castingsTumbling compostersVermicompting essentials Vermicomposting Now Vermicomposting is a type of composting in which certain species of worms are used to enhance the process of organic waste conversion and produce a better end-product. It is the process of using worms and micro-organisms to turn kitchen waste into a black, earthy-smelling, nutrient-rich humus. Small-scale

Compost Worm Escape!

Compost Worm Escape! Even though I knew better, we had a compost worm escape this weekend. Red wiggler compost worms generally stay in the bedding as long as things are going well. You don’t even need a lid on the bin. But… when compost worms are first put into new bedding — and especially if