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Overfeeding

I recall the first time I purchased African Nightcrawlers. I’ve read everywhere: “Worms can eat double their weight everyday; Worms eat one and a half times their weight daily; Worms eat as much as their own body weight everyday.” Excited as I was, I purchased 3 kgs. 223 more words

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Vermicomposting and Vermiculture: Overview

What is vermicomposting?

It is the process in which composting worms are used to transform organic wastes into vermicompost/vermicast, one of the best known fertilizers to man. 579 more words

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The Farm on a Cliff

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

                               – Walt Disney

Dreaming and visualization are very much part of a farmer’s work. Around four months before this post, I was brought to a tiny piece of land on a rock cliff at the northwestern end of Boracay Island called Yapak. 564 more words

Natural Farming Methods

Wormilicious : Podcast on Vermicomposting in the Philippines

A few months ago, a friend of mine encouraged me to check out this website called LinkedIn. Never having been a big fan of social networking until a few years ago, I was hesitant in immersing myself in yet another virtual community. 173 more words

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(Worm bin) Experimentation

Have I mentioned how much I absolutely LOVE and feel a little bit cheered up whenever I see a whole mass of my vermicomposting worms in the places where I’d placed food and used cardboard or shredded newspaper to cover it? 319 more words

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(Worm bin) Experimentation

Have I mentioned how much I absolutely LOVE and feel a little bit cheered up whenever I see a whole mass of my vermicomposting worms in the places where I’d placed food and used cardboard or shredded newspaper to cover it? 319 more words

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(Worm bin) New system

I used to have a small worm bin system. I had to get used to keeping worms and learning about them. I also had to hide the system and worms from my family, especially from my dad, since he has an extreme phobia of worms, for no reason. 183 more words

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