Information About Vermicomposting

New to vermicomposting? You’re not alone, and we’re here to help. This section provides information on using worm castings from vermicomposting systems to make the most of your gardening experience. Earthworms are an important feature in maintaining healthy soil. In addition to learning about composting with worms, you will find tips on using vermicompost and how to create vermicompost in the garden. With this vermicomposting guide, you'll enjoy the benefits of using earthworms and their by-products for growing healthy plants.

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Worm Farming Guide For Indoor Gardeners

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Using kitchen scraps to feed an indoor worm farm is a win-win. Click here to learn how to create and maintain one.

Worm Tower Composting In The Garden

By Amy Grant

Use a tower of worms to convert organic waste into amazing rich humus. Read on to see if a worm farm in a compost tower is just what you need in the garden.

Vermicompost Worm Amount: How Many Composting Worms Do I Need

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Vermicomposting is quite simple, still many gardeners wonder, ‘How many composting worms do I need?” This article can help with that.

Worm Tube Information – Learn How To Make A Worm Tube

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Worm tubes, sometimes known as worm towers, are creative alternatives to traditional compost bins or piles. Making a worm tube couldn't be easier, and most supplies are inexpensive - or maybe even free. Learn more about them in this article.

Worm Bed Benefits: Learn About Worm Beds In Gardens

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Have you ever thought of raising earthworms? Not as pets, but as a way to enrich your garden soil. Worm beds in gardens are not difficult to make and can help you get more out of your kitchen waste and compost. This article will help get you started.

Pests In Vermicompost: What To Do For Vermicompost With Maggots

By Kristi Waterworth

Opening your worm bin only to find it infested with maggots can be a harrowing experience, indeed. Don't fret, there are solutions to your larval problems inside this article. Click here for information on how to get rid of maggots in vermicompost.

Worm Casting Tea Recipe: Learn How To Make A Worm Casting Tea

By Liz Baessler

Worm casting tea is what you get when you steep some of your castings in water. The result is a very useful all-natural liquid fertilizer that can be diluted and used to water plants. Learn more about how to make worm casting tea in this article.

Worm Bin Escape: Preventing Worms From Escaping Vermicompost

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Worm composting isn't difficult, but preventing worms from escaping from the bins often presents a challenge to people who are new to worm-farming. This article has tips and information to help when worms are trying to escape.

Vermicomposting Pests: Preventing Fruit Flies In Worm Bins

By Kristi Waterworth

Worm bins are one of the best gifts any gardener can give to themselves. Pests like fruit flies are all too common in vermicompost, but with a careful eye and some adjustments to your feeding practice, they?ll be gone in no time. Click here to learn more.

Worms And Vermicomposting: Best Types Of Worms For Vermicomposting

By Jackie Carroll

Vermicomposting is a quick, efficient way to convert kitchen scraps into a rich soil amendment using earthworms. Read this article to find out how to choose the best worms for the job so you can get the most from your vermicompost.

Kitchen Vermiculture: Learn About Under Sink Composting With Worms

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Vermicomposting under sinks is convenient, environmentally sound and creates no mess. Learn more about kitchen composting with worms in this article and take advantage of this fun composting method.

Bad Vermiculture Odor: What to Do For Rotten Smelling Worm Bins

By Kristi Waterworth

Smelly vermicompost is a very common problem for worm keepers and one that is easily remedied. Read this article to learn more about this problem and what can be done about it.

Vermiculture Pest Control: Reasons For Insect Pests In Worm Bins

By Kristi Waterworth

Pests and bugs in vermicompost are a common problem, but these worm bin pests can be eliminated by manipulating the environment to make it less friendly to them. Read here to learn more.

Vermicomposting Do’s And Don’ts: Care And Feeding Of Worms

By Amy Grant

It's important to know what to feed worms, the vermicomposting dos and don'ts, and how to feed composting worms. For help with this and other tips on feeding worms, read the following article.

Vermiculture Worm Death: Reasons For Worms Dying In Vermicompost

By Kristi Waterworth

Are your worms not doing so well? If your vermicompost worms are dying or have died, don't give up - just reset your bed and try again. Read this article to learn common reasons for composting worms dying.

Hot Climate Vermiculture: Caring For Worms In Hot Weather

By Anne Baley

High heat and worm bins normally make a bad combination, but you can still experiment with vermicomposting when it's hot outside as long as you make the right preparations. Read how here.

Cold Climate Vermiculture: Learn About The Care Of Worms In Winter

By Anne Baley

If you live in a northern climate, winter worm composting will take a little more effort. The following article will provide tips and information for taking care of your worms in winter so they will make it through the cold.

Worm Composting Bins – Learn How To Make Your Own Worm Bins

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are many types of worm bins for purchase, but you can also make your own worm bins. Read this article to learn more about using worm bins for vermicomposting and how to make your own.

Earthworms In Soil: Learn About The Benefits Of Garden Worms

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Worms play an important part in soil construction and recycling of organic waste. Learn more about the benefits of garden worms in this article and how to use them for creating healthy soil and plants.

Problems With Vermicomposting: How To Deal With Vermicompost Issues

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Vermicomposting is the practice of using red worms to help break down food waste. Learn how to deal with vermicompost issues in this article to ensure success with your worm composting endeavor.

Using Organic Worm Castings: How To Harvest Worm Castings For Your Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Did you know that earthworms and their castings are beneficial? The following article will explain how to make worm castings and how they improve your soil?s overall health. Click here for more information.

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