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A wonderful means of healthy composting and information to help get you started and guide you through the process of setting up and maintaining a worm compost bin, raising worms for profit or the manufacture of worm castings and worm tea.

Owner: igotworms

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Latest Blog Posts for I Got Worms™

  • Some Common Worm Bin ProblemsMost problems that arise can be solved pretty easily. There are eight main areas of concern that are pretty common if proper bin maintenance isn't followed. These are: Bin is too wetBin is too dryTemperature is too hotTemperature is too coldRot...
  • on Dec 28, 2009
    Benefits of Compost TeaBy Gina MullendoreCompost Tea is a microbial solution that improves soil structure, adds beneficial organisms to the soil to sustain plants, builds organic matter in the soil, and aids in nutrient uptake.A mature, finished comp...
  • Vermicomposting: Indoor Composting with Earthworms
    on Sep 22, 2009
    Composting is a controlled process of decomposition used to transform organic material such as kitchen scraps, yard wastes and paper products into humus. Humus, or compost, is a dark, soil-like substance that enriches soil with nutrients, increases m...
  • Is there money in worms?
    on Jul 7, 2009
    Vermiculture is finally starting to be recognized as legitimate and thriving industry. Between new technology and business practices, companies have created extremely efficient home and industrial worm growing operations. The increased knowledge of v...
  • Which Type Of Worm Is Best For Worm Bin Composting?
    on Jul 4, 2009
    The Eisenia Foetida is by far the chosen favorite for worm composting. Also known as the red wiggler, red worm, brandling and manure worm. There are a couple others that will compost as well, but the Eisenia Foetida is better at staying put, works we...
  • So Lets Take A Look At The Worms
    on Jun 29, 2009
    There are approximately 2700 types of earthworms. The Australian Gippsland deserves mention, as it can grow to twelve feet long and weigh one and a half pounds! Although the record holder was found in South Africa measuring in at 22 feet! Earth...
  • A Few More Reasons For Worm Composting
    on Jun 28, 2009
    Worms convert waste faster! Worms can consume three times their weight a week. Conventional composting takes weeks to months to convert organic material to compost and is very labor intensive. By using worms to compost, the organic gardener can conve...
  • Cheap And Easy Worm Bin!
    on Jun 26, 2009
    Composting with redworms is great for apartment dwellers who don’t have yard space, or for those who don’t want to hike to a backyard compost bin with their food scraps. Some kids like to keep worms for pets! By letting worms eat y...
  • What's So Great About Worm Composting?
    on Jun 25, 2009
    I already compost in my back yard.....I already have worms in my soil.......Worms are icky.........Tonight I was going to write more content about constructing worm bins, however I have had a lot of questions about the benefits of composting with wor...
  • Setting Up A Worm Bin
    on Jun 24, 2009
    The first thing you'll want to do is to make a home for your worms. There are a lot of choices when it comes to a worm bin. There are commercial bins in various sizes available at most nurseries and garden centers and can be ordered from retailers ov...
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