Homage to the Earthworm

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Did you know that Charles Darwin spent his life enamored with worms?

“It may be doubted if there are any other animals which have played such an important part in the history of the world as these lowly organized creatures,” Darwin wrote in his final book (“The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Actions

Straw Bale Worm Composting

Worms are industrious, tireless workers. Did you know worms never sleep?

They eat our garbage and turn it into productive soil. Worms can be kept in a small bin with no odor in an apartment or small space.

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Worms – Nature’s Greatest Recyclers

Ian with Worm FactoryNature Rules: Waste = Food

In nature, waste from one species is food for another. That’s a good rule to ponder and an especially good one to follow. One way to close the loop on food waste, is to add worms to your life.

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