Rio Vista – Worms
Hello Garden Friends,
Here today talking about worms and shooting ya some fun worms facts. Today, I brought over my broken refrigerator that I have stocked full of red wiggler composting worms. We started with the most obvious question, “Why on Earth would Farmer Jeff save a broken fridge and put worms in it?
The mini-fridge is an insulated, sealed box, that keeps the worms moist and shielded from wild temperature fluctuations. In addition, the tight seal makes sure that no flies or other pesky insects out compete the worms for nutrients!
After talking a bit about how the fridge is a good worm home, we talked about why decomposers and compost in general is good for the garden. Bottom line, healthy soil makes healthy plants. Healthy plants makes healthy humans.
After taking some time to search the garden for natural places where we might find worms we looked through the bin, and placed the worms on banana leaves to check for adults and eggs (signs the worm colony is healthy and growing)
Check out the photos!
Until next time,
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