10 Interesting Facts About Earthworms

This is a quick introduction to a series that will happen this summer – Vermicomposting! Composting with earthworms!!!! These organisms thrive in soil rich in the matter for them to compost, and in turn, leave you with some amazing compost that will make your garden thrive. Those of you with really great soil might notice an abundance of them in your soil, and that’s a good thing! You might have even seen that amazing material at your local garden center – worm castings! Yep, worm poop is some of the best fertilizers in the world!

10 Earthworms Facts Any Gardener Should Know

Reading these earthworm facts you will learn how to build your own worm tower, how to feed and take care of your earthworms, and how they can be used in even the smallest of spaces to help create wonderful compost for your gardens or containers.

Earthworm facts


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Katy Willis is a writer, lifelong homesteader, and master herbalist, master gardener, and canine nutritionist. Katy is a preparedness expert and modern homesteader practicing everyday preparedness, sustainability, and a holistic lifestyle.

She knows how important it is to be prepared for whatever life throws at you, because you just never know what's coming. And preparedness helps you give your family the best chance to thrive in any situation.

Katy is passionate about living naturally, growing food, keeping livestock, foraging, and making and using herbal remedies. Katy is an experienced herbalist and a member of the CMA (Complementary Medical Association).

Her preparedness skills go beyond just being "ready", she's ready to survive the initial disaster, and thrive afterward, too. She grows 100% organic food on roughly 15 acres and raises goats, chickens, and ducks. She also lovingly tends her orchard, where she grows many different fruit trees. And, because she likes to know exactly what she's feeding her family, she's a seasoned from-scratch cook and gluten-free baker.

Katy teaches foraging and environmental education classes, too, including self-sufficient living, modern homesteading, seed saving, and organic vegetable gardening.

Katy helps others learn forgotten skills, including basic survival skills and self-reliance.

She's been published on sites such as MSN, Angi, Home Advisor, Family Handyman, Wealth of Geeks, Readers Digest, and more.

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