Worm Farming with Moles / Raccoons

“I have a really nice worm bin made out of half of an old beer barrel. I started with about 100 red worms I got from a bait shop and a about 50 more My hubby and I dug up from a peanut hull lot. ( that was fun). I start the bin back in…

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Worm Farming – Past, Present, Future;

I must admit that it was a daunting task trying to come up with a good starting place for our new ‘feature articles’ series. We’ve come a long way, and covered a lot of ground since the very first Worm Farming Secrets newsletter was released, more than a year ago. Guided primarily by reader demand,…

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Pig Farming & Worm Farming

“I’m thinking of changing from pig farming to worm farming, need as much advice as possible, I’m a complete beginner” ~ Debby Waterlow Hi Debby, It is really interesting that you are thinking of switching from one type of farming to the other. Who says the two need to be mutually exclusive? Why not do…

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Vermiculture vs. Vermicomposting

“What is the difference between worm farming and composting – which is better for you garden. I want to start one of the other or should I be starting both????” ~ Tracy Smith Hi Tracy, That’s a good question. With all the related terms flying around it’s very easy to get confused! Let’s start with…

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Mushroom Growing & Worm Farming

“I have just started mushroom farming and would like to know how to turn my expired mushroom compost into organic manure for sale using worms” ~ Paul Kuria Interesting question, Paul! I always appreciate hearing about people who come up with creative worm composting applications! Using worms to further process (and enhance) spent mushroom substrate…

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Worm Farming in The City

“What am I possibly getting into? I live in the city, with not much land. I do have a vacant garage, and a very large basement. Are worms clean? Do they smell bad? Can I grow them in my basement?” ~ Nick Drinkwater Hi Nick, There’s no doubt that worm farming is a dirty (and…

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Worm Composting & Ants

“How do you stop ants from eating all your composting worms?” ~ Bruce Hearder Hi Bruce, Ants can be a real pest in many regions, but contrary to belief, very few ant species actually cause physical harm to your composting worms. A few species will kill very young worms and carry egg capsules away to…

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