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Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario!

Hello everyone! This blog post is about the wonderful regenerative agricultural practices that the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) is working to promote. Regenerative agriculture focuses on restoring, regenerating, and improving ecosystems as they relate to the soil and land used for agricultural production. This includes techniques such as composting, cover cropping, no-till farming, […]

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What You Need to Know About the Compost Council of Canada and Why Worm Wrangler is Proud to Be a Member

What is the Compost Council of Canada? Are you wondering what the Compost Council of Canada is all about? In this post, we’ll dive into what this amazing organization does and why Worm Wrangler is proud to have recently joined this group. The Compost Council of Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes organic waste

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Why Horse Owners Should Consider Adding Red Wiggler Compost Worms To Manure Piles

As a horse owner, you know the importance of maintaining a healthy and clean environment for your horses. One aspect of horsekeeping that can often be overlooked is manure management. Horse manure can quickly pile up and become a nuisance, but it can also be an excellent source of nutrient-rich compost for your garden and

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Using Vermicompost in Soil for Starting Seeds in the Spring

Using vermicompost in your soil mix when starting seeds indoors can be an easy way to boost plant health while also reducing waste by recycling kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich compost. With its many benefits including improved nutrition, water retention and pest control, it’s definitely worth considering adding this “black gold” to your gardening routine this spring!

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Choosing Worm bedding: How To Vermicompost Part 2

This post discusses options, how and why to use bedding in your vermicompost system. This is the second of a 6-part series on getting started vermicomposting. The first post tackled factors to consider in choosing the physical setup for your vermicompost operation. If you’re new to vermicomposting, start here. Otherwise, read on for information and

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Worm castings / Vermicompost

For those of us who have taken an interest in plants growing, in a garden, in a house, in a crack in the pavement; you, too, may have found yourself on a mission to help your plant babies thrive indoors and out, for esthetics, fresher air, delicious food or just clean fun! The key to healthy plants is healthy soil. One way to promote soil health is to add worm castings or vermicompost, sometimes called black gold. Here is a good overview of what worm castings are; how and why to use them; and how to get your own worm castings.

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