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Why Won't My Compost Get Hot?

Why Won't My Compost Get Hot?

A compost pile that won't heat up is the most common disappointment to the new composter. The leaves are raked. The food waste is collected. The pitchfork is ready. After mixing them together, our intrepid composter impatiently waits a few days before opening the...

Worm Castings 101: Your Guide to Soil's Favorite Food

Worm Castings 101: Your Guide to Soil's Favorite Food

Welcome to the Urban Worm Company's Guide to Worm Castings! This article will do a deep dive on worm castings, nature's most potent fertilizer. We'll detail the benefits of worm castings to your plants and soil and cover how to make, harvest, and apply worm castings....

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...