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Mom Isn't Always Right - Potatoes

One of the first plants in my garden that showed any promise where my potatoes. The green tall green, flowered, and even made some potato seeds, yeah that happens! 171 more words


Pacific NW Fall Garden Part Deux - Soil Prep

Cal and I went to Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply in Portland’s Brooklyn neighborhood.

We went in with a basic idea of what we wanted to plant – mainly salad greens, beets, green onions – but no idea of ways to prep the soil. 260 more words


Worm Castings

Following are some suggestions when shopping for worm castings.

Many worm farmers will take their worm castings and stock them outside. There is a possibility that seeds are air born and settle in the piles. 244 more words


You Lie Like a Worm!

I stopped at a garden center and saw a new display of worm castings for sale. I understand the value of adding fine textured organic matter to our poor soils, but there is no magic in these brown paper bags. 102 more words

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Soil remediation with Earthworms

Groups collaborate in India to clean up toxic land with earthworms.

4 acres of contaminated soil in India where 300K earthworms were added.  After one year there was a 60% reduction in heavy metals. 9 more words


Rabbit Math

It happened while I peed behind a mesquite bush during a West Texas hunting trip.

I caught movement out of the corner of my eye as I concentrated on flooding an anthill. 1,897 more words


Start When They are Young at Heart

I had a great afternoon at Allerton House in Hingham.  There is a real possibility that we may be able to start worm farming at Allerton.  134 more words

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