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What do Worms like to Eat?

by Fern on April 11, 2012

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In case you haven’t heard, I am now a vermicomposter (how could you have missed it, every other word out of my mouth is pretty much about worms! ;-)). I have been feeding them some of my kitchen scraps and it is interesting to see what they like eating and what they don’t. And trust me, there is definitely a preference. Onion peels don’t seem to be very popular. Here is a list of what worms do seem to like eating:

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Wormalicious Giveaway!

by Fern on March 19, 2012

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UPDATE: Congratulations Anna, you’re the winner!

Now that I have my own worms composting away on my balcony, I think everyone (okay, “almost” everyone) should have worms composting their food scraps and junk mail too. Just call me your friendly vermivangelist. Get it? OK. Sorry for all the bad worm jokes these past few posts. But I have exciting news!

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1000 Red Wigglers Are Doing Their Thing in My Worm Factory 360

March 16, 2012
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In addition to receiving Amy Stewart’s book, The Earth Moved, I also received a Worm Factory 360 to review. Now you know why her book re-launch is to blame for the fact that I own so many Red Wiggler worms. I have to say, it is incredibly fun to share worm facts (I have been […]

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