Most chickens have some worms, but it isn’t a problem until the chicken becomes overwhelmed with too many. Then it can cause health issues, decreased laying, and even death. 🙁 Deworming chickens isn’t difficult, but the tricky part is deciding if your flock needs dewormed or not!
Have an abundance of kitchen scraps? Here’s how you can turn them into the best, most nutrient compost available using the power of a worm bin.
Learn what type of worms are best for your compost and what type of worms are best for your compost. There are actually a lot of differences between red wiggler worms and earthworms.
Is your compost pile buried under a foot of snow? Do you dread putting on your snowshoes and trudging out to the pile to dispose of your kitchen scraps? Yeah, me too. That’s why I’m planning to start composting inside, with worms. Yes, worms in the house (shhh, don’t tell my husband).
Keeping a worm bin in your house is simple. It will provide ‘black gold’ for your garden in the form of worm castings. Some minor issues may occur, but they are easily dealt with; like mites, which you can control with these easy steps.
Want to learn the fastest way to make compost at home? Become a “worm farmer”! Vermicomposting, or composting with worms, is a great way to make quick and easy compost at home. Some people even keep their worm bins in the kitchen and you’d never know!