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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...

Vermicomposting: The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner and Beyond

Vermicomposting: The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner and Beyond

Welcome to the Ultimate Guide to Getting Started with Vermicomposting! I aim to make this page the internet’s top resource on taking you from complete ignorance about vermicomposting to being able to: Understand vermicomposting and how it works Explain the benefits of...

Vermicomposting 101: What Happens In A Worm Bin?

Vermicomposting 101: What Happens In A Worm Bin?

New vermicomposters worry that their two-week old bin isn't producing castings and that they may be doing it wrong. Things look fine and smell fine, but the worms aren't "destroying" the food like we think they should. If most beginners think of vermicomposting the...