How Often Should I Use Worm Tea In My Potted Plants?

“I understand potted plants need to be fertilized more often than plants in the ground. Is that true? Also how much and how often should I use worm tea in my potted plants {tomatoes}? And can I over worm tea? Thank you for your help.” ~ Chris Vialpando Hi Chris, Different plants have different needs,…

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Selling The Benefits of WormCasts Over Regular Compost…

“I read with interest your recent newsletter about marketing vermicompost products. Marketing methods aside my own point of view is that the marketing methods should be based primarily on the merits of your product. I am relatively new to vermicomposting (one year) and definitely enjoy turning kitchen scraps into compost and using it in my…

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Selling Worm Castings & Tea at the Farmers Market…

“Hi, I was wondering if a Farmers Market would be a good place to try and sell my worm castings and tea, and if you would know of other ways to market my stuff.” ~ Jason from Selah Wa. Hi Jason, Farmers markets are a perfect place to sell worm castings and tea. In fact…

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Composting Worms In A General Worm Composting Heap

“Can I move some of my worms into my larger compost heap which is made up mainly of grass cuttings and leaf matter? It gets awfully hot in there and I don’t know if they can survive the heat process that the vegetation undergoes to start breaking down into compost. I have a medium sized…

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Growing Big Fat Composting Worms

“Dear Team, What is the correct way / diet for feeding dendrobena worms for commercial growing. At present we are feeding spent brewers grains mixed with soaked shredded corrugated cardboard. the worms eat this feed and grow to about 1gm, then stop growing. Do we need to change the diet to enable the worms to…

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Why Do Composting Worms “Bundle Together”?

Research on earthworms is a relatively new study compared to many other organisms. However more discoveries are being made about them everyday, discoveries of new important traits of earthworms and how they interact in our environment. One such new discovery involves our dear composting worm the red wiggler (Eisenia Foetidas). Many of us who do…

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Behavior Of Worms Within A Stackable Worm System

“Hello, I do have a couple of questions: We have a couple of tubs where a few worms are escaping out of the bottom holes. We have never had that problem before and wonder if its too cold or warm, wet or what might be the problem. Also We would like to start raising wax…

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