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Urban Worm Bag – Week 4 Update

My new Urban Worm Bag is now 4 weeks old and the worms have kicked into high gear.  They are powering through the food that I’ve fed them so it’s time to change things up.  I’m normally very consistent with how and what I feed them but I’m trying something a bit different…mainly because I’m running out of my usually food scraps but also just to experiment a bit.   Week 4 Feeding

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Urban Worm Bag – Week 3

My red wigglers have had two weeks to get acclimated to their new home in the Urban Worm Bag.  It’s time to see how they’re doing and feed them again.  I scaled back on how much food I’ve been giving them since I had some leachate issues in my Worm Factory 360 right before dumping… Continue reading Urban Worm Bag – Week 3

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Urban Worm Bag – Week 2

It’s time to check in on my new Urban Worm Bag.  It’s been really hard to leave it alone but my worms seem to do better when I don’t dig around and disturb them.  This is the 2nd time I’ve fed them so we’ll see how they’re doing with their first dinner.  Enjoy!

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Harvesting Worm Castings – Rescuing Those Worms

An important step in harvesting worm castings is to make sure there aren’t any stray worms hanging out in the compost. Most composting worms are not a good fit for the garden. They won’t survive long unless you create an environment that meets their needs…but that’s for another post. For now, let’s rescue those stray worms. Continue reading “Harvesting Worm Castings – Rescuing Those Worms”

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Worm Castings Harvest

I harvested another tray of worm castings from my Worm Factory 360 and decided to make a video of it. This was my first time trying this sort of thing and it was definitely a big learning curve…making a video that is.  But I hope you enjoy it and find it useful.  I also touch on leachate and worm migration issues that sometimes occur with these stacking systems.  Enjoy!