Texas Jumper Eggs and castings run

5 Nov jumper-eggs

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In a quick castings run we were able to render 40 gallons and 200 lbs of sifted castings.  Found a bunch of egg sacs. 20-gallon-castings

Rainbow Gardens “OPENING UP MY OWN CAN OF WORMS.”

10 Jun

Thanks to Lisa, Laura, and Rainbow Gardens.  Check out “Opening up my own can of worms”.

2016 Spring Fever Festival

28 Mar 2016 Spring Fever Festival__for web

Join us Saturday, April 9th, at 10:30.  We’ll be at Herff Farm in Boerne, TX.

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New raised beds

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Here is a look at my latest raised beds.  I wanted something that I could raise worms and vegetables out of.  Once the compost breaks down, I’ll add some plants and some Texas Jumpers.20160304_09021520160303_115518

Worm Castings

13 Jan

If you are in the Houston area and in need of worm castings.  Check out our friend Anson at solaris-ag.com

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African Nightcrawlers are back

29 Sep

I don’t have alot of personal experience with these beauties, but what I do know is they are big eaters.  If you can keep your worms out of the cold in the winter and want to produce castings, this may be the species for you.

Soil remediation with Earthworms

25 Jun

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.

 

Link to Vermi-Remediation of Heavy Metal -Contaminated Soil