Why Worms Won’t Help Lifeless, Compacted Soil

Why Worms Won’t Help Lifeless, Compacted Soil

Without fail, we take at least one weekly inquiry from a potential customer who wants earthworms to help rehabilitate their soil. The assumption that introducing worms will bring aeration and life to compacted, lifeless soil is both reasonable and intuitive. It's also...
The Urban Worm Bag is Now Available in Europe!

The Urban Worm Bag is Now Available in Europe!

I'm thrilled to announce that the Urban Worm Bag is now available in Europe via WormSystems.com! It's a home- or apartment-sized continuous flow worm bin where you simply feed your worms through the top zipper and harvest worm castings a few months later from the...
Is the NCSU Vermiculture Conference Doomed?

Is the NCSU Vermiculture Conference Doomed?

If you've read this blog long enough, most of you know that I don't claim to have Jedi-level knowledge of vermiculture, vermicompost, or soil biology (or how to please women or dance in ways that don't make other people really uncomfortable). So it's with great honor...