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Compost is the process through which organic matter transforms from an unstable state to a stable state. To understand this, think about an apple that has fallen off of a tree and is left sitting on the ground undisturbed. The apple, although fresh and ready to eat when it falls from the tree, will not stay in this condition for long. Because the apple cannot stay in its present condition it is said to be in an unstable state. The apple has stored energy in the form of sugars, starches, and…Continue
Posted on August 30, 2011 at 6:55pm — 3 Comments
Written by Matthew of Worms Etc on June 15th, 2010
Here are a list of emails that I have received and answered that I thought contained valuable information.
Question: Does the same rules apply to your night crawlers [as to red wigglers]? And can they co-exist…
Posted on August 18, 2011 at 9:22pm — 2 Comments
Worms reproduce by a fascinating method which also helps ensure their future existence. Earthworms lay egg capsules in the soil usually near a good source of food. The neat thing about theses egg capsules is there ability to survive harsh conditions that would kill adult earthworms. Earthworm egg capsules can survive freezing, and dry conditions for extended periods of time. The egg capsules will hatch…Continue
Posted on August 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments
We have had great success with shipping and packaging our worms. This year we have shipped out more than a thousand pounds of worms with only a couple of packages having problems. We did have an issue with worms trying to crawl out of the seams of the bags but we have solved that with new types of bags.
We harvest our worms ahead of time so that they have time to cool before shipping. After the worms have spent some time in…Continue
Posted on July 26, 2011 at 3:15pm — 9 Comments