While most of us know the wonderful differences compost can make to our plants and garden, the use of compost tea is still not as frequent as compost. Made by steeping compost in water, this thirst-quenching tea refreshes and soothes your plants and vegetables while providing them with a healthy dose of nutrients. The microorganisms … Continue reading Cheers to Compost Tea!
Eisenia foetida is the scientific name of the worm species used for composting. They are commonly called red wigglers, brandlings or manure worms, and can be bought by the pound. For each pound (half a kilo) of kitchen scraps a day, you will need one pound of red wigglers. One pound is also the recommended … Continue reading Know Your Red Wigglers for Optimal Vermicompost