Uncle Jims Worm Blog
While composting is definitely picking up steam as a household practice, it’s far from being the norm than the anomaly. That being said, to keep the momentum building, we need to turn to our next generation’s attention to compost as a part of their daily lives.
As anyone who tends a vegetable patch or fruit field on their property knows that they take constant maintenance, at all times of day. Cutting and watering should be done in the morning or early evening, weeding can be done anytime and pest repellants should be applied at night to ward off nocturnal critters as well as those that munch by day. That being said, your compost bin and the red wiggler worms inside your bin need your attention, although not quite as often.
April is often the month that all the people that have been cooped up for months indoors begin to feel that urge to get back out into the yard and get to planting new bulbs, seeds or plants. If you’re ready to get your hands (and knees) dirty in your yard, don’t forget to add a little TLC (That Loamy Compost) to your planting efforts.
So, you have all that nutrient-rich compost that your red wiggler worms made out of your food and yard scraps. You understand that compost offers a better option to your yard than chemical-based feeds and products, but exactly how can you use that compost around your yard?
There has been a solid wave towards adoption of composting as a practice both on the commercial and residential end in the last few years, but there are still some of you that may be wary of starting your own compost bin. Yes, my composting friends, some of your neighbors, some of your friends, even some of your family members may avoid taking the composting plunge due to the following misconceptions. Read on and then take it upon yourself to educate them:
The word and the practice of composting continues to spread. As the spring begins to really bloom, gardener-lovers are attending courses in their neighborhoods to learn new skills and tricks to beautify their yards and lead a greener life.
Since today is MLB opening day, we thought it a great idea to recognize Major League Baseball for their involvement in the recently launched Green Sports Alliance, which supports sports venues all around the country becoming more eco-friendly, to help enhance the organic movement across the US.