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How to use worm Castings and planting with worm castings

How to Use Worm Castings: An Expert’s Guide with Tips & What You Need to Know (2022)

Worm castings can be used with existing potted plants, gardens, and lawns, or with new plantings and seedlings. The application and use will differ, though, with castings being mixed into the potting medium for new plantings and placed on the surface and gently kneaded into the soil for existing plants. Here’s a breakdown for using castings for virtually.....

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Outdoor worm bin, subpod, composting with worms outside

Outdoor Worm Composting: The Complete Guide with Outdoor Worm Bin Options, Tips, & What to Avoid (2022)

Curious about composting with worms outdoors? Our 2022 Outdoor Worm Composting guide has the latest tips, options, and things to avoid before starting an outdoor vermicomposting practice.
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Bulk Worm Castings Super Sack. Buying Worm Castings in Bulk Guide. Bulk Worm Castings

Buying Guide for Bulk Worm Castings - Price, Size, & What to Know When Buying Castings in Bulk

In this guide to buying bulk worm castings, we’ll take a look at the key considerations - including price, sizes, shipping/delivery, castings quality and lab tests, and even how to store your castings – before you decide to take the plunge on a large bag of worm poop!

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Compost worms aren't eating, red wigglers aren't eating. 5 common Causes and What to Do

My Compost Worms Aren't Eating - 5 Common Causes & What to Do

If you've farmed compost worms or managed a worm bin for a few months or more, you have likely encountered a situation where your worms aren't eating. In many cases there may be nothing wrong with the bin, but in other cases uneaten food can be a sign that something is wrong in the bin. In this post we look at 5 common causes and how to.....
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Best Worm Compost Bins 2022, 2022 Worm Compost Bin reviews, 2022 Worm Compost Bin Buying Guide

Which Worm Compost Bin Should You Buy? The Ultimate Guide to the 9 Best Worm Compost Bins in 2022

Interested in buying a worm compost bin online but not sure where to start? Our "Ultimate Guide to the 9 Most Popular Worm Compost Bins" is the internet's most comprehensive review of worm compost bins and will answer key questions many people have about worm compost bins....

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Worm Composting Beginners, Worm Composting Basics, Getting Started Worm Composting, Worm Composting 101

Worm Composting How To: The Complete Guide to Setting up a Worm Bin (2022)

New to worm composting? This how-to guide covers the basics of worm composting, including what worm composting is, the best type of compost worms to buy, how to set-up your first worm bin, what to feed your compost worms and more! After reading you will know how to worm compost, the worm composting basics, tips for beginner worm composting, and setting up a worm bin.

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Compost Worm. Guide to Taking Care of Worm Compost Bin

Guide to Taking Care of Your Worm Bin & Compost Worms

Once you've set-up your worm binbought your compost online, and settled on a feeding and watering schedule, there're a few key steps involved in caring for your worm bin and creating happy, healthy worms....
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Guide to Watering Worm Compost Bin, How often to Water a Worm Bin, Watering a Worm Farm

Guide to Watering your Worm Compost Bin: When, How Often, and How Much

Worms need a damp, but not wet, environment to thrive. Think about your yard or a local park, if you dig down a few inches the ground is usually moist but not dripping wet. That's the level of moistness you're after in your worm bin.....

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Compost Worms, Guide to Feeding Compost Worms, How to Feed Compost Worms, How Much to Feed Composting Worms

Compost Worm Feeding Guide: How To, How Often, & Pro Tips

Worms are fantastic eaters and will eat just about anything.  But there are foods that can harm them or lead to poor bin conditions, so it's important to stick to a few basic rules.....
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Worm with string of pearls. Troubleshooting Worm Bins, Common Problems in Worm Bins

Troubleshooting Common Problems in Worm Compost Bins (Part 1 of 4)

Red wigglers and compost worms can be incredibly easy to take care of when they are happy and healthy. There are times, however, when worms are crawling out of bins, not eating, or worse, dying.  In this 4 part series, we'll take a look at common problems with worm composting, troubleshooting worm bin problems, and the tips and steps to take to address each problem.


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Worms are Crawling Out of My Worm Bin (Part 2 of 4)

If worms are fleeing your worm bin it's most likely the result of temperature (too hot or cold), moisture near or on the bin, or pH issues. In this post we explore these issues and how to troubleshoot them.

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Worms are Dying in Worm Bin (Part 3 of 4)

Worms dying in your bin is one of the trickiest problems in worm composting to identify and deal with because in many cases it is difficult to see that the worms are dying. The most likely issue is what's known as "sour crop" (it's sometimes called protein poisoning. This condition is common but can be complex to diagnose.
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