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26 March 2014 ~ Comments Off

My spring holiday this year!

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I hope your spring is going well and that your worms are thriving. Vermicoast’s worms are thriving with all this lovely and mild weather we are having. I have found that they are breeding well. It is like there is nothing else for them to do! They are also enjoying the fruits of the season. […]

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26 December 2013 ~ Comments Off

M y red worms. The population explosion sale will continue for another month!

The population explosion sale will continue for another month! Park anywhere in the drive or on the easement and come up the winding pathway to the front porch. The worms are on the there . as it is self serve: help yourselves. The worms are in a holding bin. Any bag with a post it […]

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01 May 2013 ~ Comments Off

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WORM  BIN BUILDING.  START UP AND TROUBLE  SHOOTING. 1. You can buy a plastic box, use one you have at home, get one at a garage sale or second hand store. Try to get an old one, so you are recycling! You can build a wooden box, but I have found that they are heavy […]

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31 March 2013 ~ Comments Off

Passive Migration and Your Worm Bin!

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Many of you are asking about this topic, so I knew it had to be added to the blog. Passive migration is the technique I use here with all, but two of the bins, I raise worms in and it has proven, over the years, to be the most effective for me. I start with […]

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14 February 2013 ~ Comments Off

Population Explosion at Vermicoast! Banner Year for the Red Worms!

Population Explosion at Vermicoast!  Banner Year for the Red Worms!

Due to the unseasonably mild weather in the fall, and for most of the winter, the red worms have been very busy here making more worms! I am offering the worms for sale at $15.00/lb and the second pound for $10.00 to the same buyer. This is a considerable decrease in the cost of the […]

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19 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

How to Help Your Worms Beat the Heat!

How to Help Your Worms Beat the Heat!

I am not sure about where you live, but the heat has been truly outside of my comfort zone.  If it is like that for me, how is it for my worms? Unless your bin has lots and I mean lots of soaked, damp, shredded and wrung out bedding paper, the worms will suffer.  What happens […]

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28 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

More Paper Issues in the Worm Bin and Some Answers…

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Q. Why is the paper bedding so important to the worm’s bin ? A.  For a variety of reasons: the bedding is a site to bury their food in.  A place for them to mate in, leave their cocoons to mature, a safe haven when it may be too hot or cold outside the bin […]

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10 December 2011 ~ Comments Off

Last Chance to Order Your Christmas Worms!

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I will be away, yes, finally I will be out of town for the holidays. I will be leaving on the 22nd and back late on the 27th.  I will leave 6lbs of worms ( bagged up in 1lb bags each)  in the bin by the front door on your left as you face it, […]

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04 December 2011 ~ Comments Off

The Paper Questions Regarding the Worm Bin.

The Paper Questions Regarding the Worm Bin.

I receive many questions either via email or on the phone regarding this issue. Here are some of them. Questions  regarding the bedding for worms in their bins has been an ongoing and recurring theme.  Since the bedding is a vital component of the worm bin, this a good place to start. Q: Can I […]

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16 July 2011 ~ Comments Off

How to order worms from Vermicoast

How to order worms from Vermicoast

People who are buying worms are the most honest people I have ever met, so here is how I run things here. Ordering is very easy.   First time buyers: Feel free to either call me or email me and I will have your worms ready for you to pick up from my location in […]

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