We Love These Composters So Much, We are Giving Away Free Worms

Here at Uncle Jim’s Worm Farm, we believe in giving you value for money for your composting supplies and composting worms. Specifically, we are so smitten with the Worm Café® and Can-O-Worms® composters, we are giving away our famous Red Wiggler Composting Worm Mix with each purchase (for a limited time only). What makes these composters so special, and why the free worms? A company called Tumbleweed makes the Worm Café and Can-O-Worms composting systems. These innovative composters come complete with bedding, printed instructions, a tap, and compostable cardboard packaging – and there are setup instructions in online videos on our website. The Worm Café lists for $159, but we are offering it for $119 with free shipping (US only) and 1,000 Red Composting Worms to get you started (limited time offer – visit our Worm Café page to check pricing and order). Can-O-Worms lists for $139, however, our price is just $119 and includes the 1,000 Red Composting Worms for free (limited time offer – visit our Can-O-Worms page to check pricing and order). Let’s see which one would work best for you. These composters are made from 100% recycled, durable plastic built to last many years. Both are on legs for easy access: 4 on the rectangular Worm Café, and 5 on the circular Can-O-Worms. The Worm Café has an added feature: special caps on the legs to help deter ants and mice. Both are tray-based composting systems. This means that the worms start out living in the lower tray. When that tray …

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I Love Composting With Worms! A Personal Journey into Vermicomposting

What’s it like to start composting with worms? Gillian was recently thrust into the world of vermicomposting. Here is her story.  Gillian had been using a basic green plastic outdoor composting bin for years. She casually tossed in kitchen scraps, leaves and grass clippings and let nature take its course. Once a year, she “turned” the compost bin to dig out the dark, rich organic fertilizer from the bottom. This finished compost was distributed all over the vegetable and decorative gardens to make the plants grow strong. In early June, Gillian’s daughter Lee decided it was high time to get her mother a more efficient composting system. Lee had used Uncle Jim’s Red Wigglers in her Worm Factory 360composter in the past with great success. So she ordered 2,000 composting worms for her mom and made a her simple composter from a large plastic tote box. “I was very unsure when my daughter suggested I take on two thousand worms as my garden companions,” said Gillian. “My initial reaction was ‘Yuck!’” Wriggling worms have been known to cause a repulsion response on occasion. “After she explained they would be my own personal little work force, I became slightly more interested.” In preparation of the worms’ arrival, Lee made sure all the components for the new composter were in stock at her mother’s house. This included a standard blue plastic tote box, an electric drill, pure peat moss, shredded paper and a bucket for water. Uncle Jim’s worms ship on Mondays, so the family …

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