Fauna, Soil

And the Award for The Most Hearts goes to…

Red Wigglers may not have the biggest hearts but they probably have the most. These favoured worms of the compost crowd have five hearts, two stomachs, one brain and zero ears, eyes, nose or teeth.

Fauna, Fertilizer, Garden Helpers, Soil

Hungry, Hungry, Red Wiggler Worms

So just how hungry ARE red wigglers? Hungry enough to consume half their weight in kitchen waste (vegetable scraps, fruit, coffee grounds, oatmeal, egg shells etc.) every single day! After consuming the waste the worms produce wonderful, rich, castings that make an awesome organic fertilizer. What are castings? Polite speak for worm poop. Many urban… Continue reading Hungry, Hungry, Red Wiggler Worms