Worm Composting

[intro music] Marjorie Peronto: My name is Marjorie Peronto with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and today we’re going to talk about worm composting. Keeping a compost pile going year round in Maine is a challenge. If you’d rather not trudge through the snow to dump your kitchen scraps on your frozen compost pile […]

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How to Grow Red Worms that Eat Garbage and Make the Best Fertilizer

Alright! This is John Kohler with growingyourgreens.com today we have another very exciting episode for you. I am here in Chicago, Illinois and I’m at a cool place and no, it’s not a farm you can see behind me. They are not like really growing stuff here. Well actually, they are growing something in here. […]

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Compost for Spring: Leaves, Used Coffee Grounds, & Garden Waste (Leaf Compost)

I decided to take a different approach to our fall/winter compost pile this year. Last October, I built our first fall/winter pile before most leaves had started to fall. And without leaves as a carbon source, I instead relied on aged wood chips. Come spring, I was very happy with the quality of the compost, […]

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