Posts Tagged ‘Begin Composting with Uncle Jims Worm Farm’

Jack of all Wiggly Trades: the Many uses of the Red Wiggler Worm

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

You’re doing your yard maintenance and have checked on the red wiggler worms in your bin. You may need to buy some more to replenish the few you had lost over the winter months, or maybe you want to expand the size of your compost bin. Or maybe, your red wigglers are doing just fine in your bin… there are still a slew of uses and reasons to buy more red wiggler worms.

A hearty and exceptionally versatile breed of worm, red wigglers are a sound investment for any of the following uses, as well as worm composting, of course:

  1. Sport Fishing
  2. Attracting Wild Birds
  3. Feeding
  • Pet Birds
  • Turtles
  • Iguanas
  • Aquarium Fish
  • Pond Fish
  • Salamanders
  • Snakes
  • Frogs
  • Raising
  • Trout
  1. Nourishing
  • Gardens (Bigger Tastier Veggies)
  • Lawns (Greener Healthier Grass)
  • Flower Beds (More Colorful Blooms & Stronger Stems)
  • House Plants
  • Hanging Plants

No matter what you need them for, order your red wiggler worms today!

Time to Learn! Worm Composting Courses around the Country

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

As people around the country become more eco-minded and look to ways they can make a difference in their local community, worm composting continues to grow in popularity and application. Composting is much easier thanUncle Jims Worm Farm most people think it is and the following FREE courses from around the country not only educate as to the importance of worm composting, but give the detailed steps attendees need to begin worm composting in your home, apartment or neighborhood.

Uncle Jim’s Worm Farm is proud to provide updated news sources regarding composting seminars, classes and meetings from around the world to our readers. Check back weekly for updated compost events from around the web.

From WBNG News in Binghamton, NY


Binghamton, NY (WBNG BInghamton) The Broome County Public Library invites youth to participate in The Green Scene, a new monthly program centered on fun environmentally-friendly activities.

On Thursday, March 31, 6:00pm, the activity will be Worm Composting—master composters will teach about composting, and they’ll help set up a compost bin for the Library!

From the SGV Tribune in California

Free gardening workshop offered to Rowland Heights Residents

Attend a free beginner Smart Gardening Workshop from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 19 at Schabarum Regional Park, 17250 E. Colima Road. Learn about backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling, water-wise gardening and fire-wise gardening.

From Breaking New Grounds in Louisville, KY

Breaking New Grounds, Amazing Green Planet Offer Free Composting Workshop Saturday, March 26

March 18, 2011, Louisville, Ky. – Breaking New Grounds and Amazing Green Planet will partner March 26 to raise awareness about composting and raise funds for the local nonprofit dedicated to economic development through sustainable urban agriculture.

A composting workshop, led by Breaking New Grounds board member Mark Forman, is scheduled for 11 AM on March 26 at Amazing Green Planet in Westport Village, 1301 Herr Lane. Attendees will learn a simple method for composting at home using food-grade 5-gallon buckets, along with some easy-to-follow guidelines for turning their waste into new soil. In addition, Amazing Green Planet will donate 10 percent of the weekend’s sales of all composting equipment to Breaking New Grounds.

No events in your neighborhood this time? If you’re ready to begin worm composting, check out our HOW TO guide here: Begin Composting with Uncle Jims Worm Farm.