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Sunday, February 28, 2010

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Friday, February 26, 2010

Flower Garden Tips

I love flowers...You? Go here for some ideas on getting started in your flower garden.. http://flowergardeningtips.com/index.htm
Photo by NATALIA PHOTOS

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Why Compost With Worms?

This site has lots of reasons. Check it out..Go here.. http://www.children-and-kids.com/worm-farming/understanding-worm-farming.htm
Photo by Comrogues

GARDENER'S QUOTE

“Remember to plant the green side up.” Felder Rushing
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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

How To Grow Artichokes You'll Be Proud Of

Love artichokes? Me too. Know how to grow them? Me neither. Let's go here and learn.. http://www.organic-gardeening.com/how-to-grow-artichokes-you-can-be-proud-of.htm

Sunday, February 21, 2010

NEW AWARD WINNING Worm Composting Bag...THE WORM INN

'Worm Guys' new exciting product. From theworminn website.. 'Vermicomposting is a type of composting in which the breakdown of food scraps is facilitated by Red Wiggler worms. Vermicomposting can be conducted indoors and is a great set-up for people who live in condos, apartments or other places where traditional outdoor composting is not an option.Most often, vermicomposting takes place in a bin, such as a plastic recycling container. After several weeks the contents have to be separated into piles so that the resulting compost, or vermicast, can be collected for use on plants or in gardens.This can be a time-consuming and tedious process. The Worm Inn makes this process much more efficient...'
Photo from theworminn website.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Common Worm Bin Problems

This is a favorite site of mine. Lots of great information. Go here.. http://wormdigest.blogspot.com/2010/01/some-common-worm-bin-problems.html
Photo by jeffschuler

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Milk carton makes cheap and easy flat to start seeds

I'll be trying this real soon. Go here for information...Milk carton makes cheap and easy flat to start seeds
Photo by "D Sharon Pruitt"

Monday, February 15, 2010

How Many Worms Are In A Pound?

Well, spring is in the air. Time to check our worms and get the worm beds ready. WOW. What a wonderful sight-- our worms. Just love them.Since we're in Washington State and it can be colder our worms needed some winter protection to be on the safe side. If you live in the north or where it may get below freezing often during the winter, we recommend. putting your worm bin under cover or in the garage. Our bins that during the fall had one pound of worms --now have over 5 pounds. Wow. Yea.Now, that reminds me --'What is a Pound of Worms'? Composting Worms are small-900 to 1000 worms per pound. European Night Crawlers-about 450-500 per pound and African Night Crawlers are hugh--with only about 100- 150 per pound. We have raised the composting and European Night Crawlers as the African Night Crawlers do better in warmer conditions, and we're in Washington State.If you're lucky and can pick your worms up when buying them--check them over. Recently we know of a Worm Farm selling about 1/2 pound worms with 1 1/2 pound of bedding as 2 pounds of worms. Worms are packed in bedding when shipped--BUT a pound of composting worms 900 to 1000 worms make up a pound. Usually one pound of worms comes in about one pound of bedding.Happy Gardening. J.A.ROSE-BARTLETT 'Worm Guys'.

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