Lessons are learned. The great teacher is the consistency of staying with a project. Farmer Gerald Slocum has worked his red wriggle herd for nearly 5 years are even more. Starting out years ago in the pickup truck with a hand full of worms. Several years back a group of volunteers built the worm runs using recycled materials. The hot summer weighted heavy on the herd growth. Shade cloth was added to the project and it served to cool down the boxes. Gerald notice a increase in the production.
The earth worm casing have been used in compost tea. Paint strainer bags are stuffed with casting and aerated to create the tea. The casings are also used to make a potting mix. Sifted soil and casings are blended together to create a fertile options to planting transplant. There are a number of ways to resource the fertility of land. The greatest resource is participation. Tell a friend.