Tag Archives: worms

Sidewalk of Worms

I don’t think I ever saw anything like this before I moved to Dallas. My guess is the clay soil takes a long time to drain, so the worms start to suffocate quickly. Maybe more organic matter and some hills … Continue reading

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Vermicompost Sifter Project

Here is a quick little project to help sort out worm poop from bedding material. I emptied out about 1/6th of the left side of my worm bin and sifted out the good stuff from the bedding with this.  It … Continue reading

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Composting Worms

Heather Rinaldi, owner of the Texas Worm Ranch (www.txwormranch.com), taught a great interactive vermicomposting class this past weekend.  The event was hosted by the Dallas Backyard Vegetable Gardeners, which I’ve already learned a lot from.  Heather has been an organic … Continue reading

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Garden Update – June 5, 2010

SUBTITLE: “The Garden Invasion of 2010” I’m having some issues with pests. My sunflowers suffered a tremendous blow from what I think was a mouse. The cantaloupe also took a beating from that same animal. My potatoes are turning brown … Continue reading

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Garden Activity Report – 6 Feb 2010

The frustrating cycle of me being away from home during prime gardening time has started again.  I’m a little late on some things and a little early on some things, but I wanted to get some cool weather vegetables in the ground. … Continue reading

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Worm Poop and Bean Sprouts

I set aside a small number of red wiggler worms inside a 2 gallon bucket and kept it by the back door in the garage. Turns out this worm farm is doing much better than my big outdoor bin. I … Continue reading

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First Harvest and Giant Worms

I went through and pulled out all the onions that didn’t have any green stalks above ground, and pulled out the potatoes too.

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Garden Update February 22, 2009

This is the bed with most of the stuff in it. Broccoli, lettuce, swiss chard, onion, and peas.

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Starting a Worm Farm

The logic is overwhelming: 1. One of the most needed things in any garden is fertilizer. 2. Worm castings are about the best fertilizer you can get. 3. My regular compost bin does not process kitchen waste fast enough. 4. … Continue reading

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I Forgot About the Sun

Yesterday just before sundown I was rushing to get my onion sets in the soil. I choose the bed that I had just prepared the soil in because the others had layers of hay and newspaper, and I figured it … Continue reading

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