Alice Cristenson grows gorgeous flowers, especially lilies. Despite already having much success, she wanted to try adding worm castings to her garden. She says these are the biggest, brightest, and most beautiful flowers she has ever grown! Mrs. Cristenson has been kind enough to send us photos...enjoy!
Worm Castings Success Story A customer, Maegan, recently contacted us to share her experience using worm castings. She and her in-laws bought their plants the same day, at the same location, and planted them at the same time. Her in-laws are experienced gardeners; it was her first time to plant a garden. A week later, her father-in-law noticed that her plants were twice the size of his plants. He asked her what she [...]
STEM Day at Whitlow Ok, so Friday was a fun day. Brenda Mahoney invited us to share our passion for worms, gardening, and nature with the fourth grade classes at Whitlow Elementary School in Cumming, part of Forsyth County Schools. Each grade level at Whitlow Elementary is participating in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) project (https://www.smore.com/xu5bb). The fourth grade classes' project is "Composting Craze"—composting all organic waste from their lunches. Traveling with [...]
Gardening is Good for You: Benefits and Recipes Veggies and eggs fresh from the farm! Gardening has many benefits. The two I appreciate most are the fresh produce I use to craft delicious recipes and the exercise I do to burn calories. According to WebMD, weeding and planting burns 250-350 calories an hour, and hoeing and raking burns 350-450 calories an hour, depending on the vigor with which you approach [...]
My husband, Scott, and myself. COUNTRY LIVING Becoming purveyors of worm poop was never one of the answers either my husband or I gave to the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question. He became a union ironworker and I became a high school English teacher. Again, nothing about either of those career choices gave any indication of vermiculture (the fancy word for earthworm farming) in our future. [...]