I don’t know if spending my whole childhood hanging out with my two brothers incited my fascination with crawly things, but I think worms are awesome. These worms are especially awesome because they are busy composting most of our vegetable scraps. There are a lot of great resources online about worm composting, but I mostly referred to this one. I find it pretty exciting having a whole self-contained ecosystem sitting out on the back porch. It’s more than just worms and dirt; there are pill bugs and all manner of other insects roaming around in there. And they are getting the job done– they decimated a big pile of carrot peelings in the span of a week.
In other news, I have been:
Stay tuned for worm updates.