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Uncertainties as to the Identity of these Thread-Making Larvae

"Tiny worm-like creatures" were found hanging "by a thread of some sort" in this man's home in Dubai. The creatures in question appear to be minuscule in size (as seen in the photograph below) and transparent, with a bulbous black head. Continue reading [...]

Larva and Eggs of Various Colors Found All Over Pennsylvania Home

A woman in Pennsylvania has been finding "larvae or pupae" in large amounts in her kitchen, bathroom and living room. Our reader reports that to the naked eye, they appear to be "nothing", but once she zooms in on them, one can make out the details that make her "sick". Continue reading [...]

All About Worm Tea – How’s It Made? What’s It Used For?

Worm tea sounds like a disgusting beverage, not exactly the sort of drink you want to curl up with on a cold night (or any night for that matter.) Fortunately, it's not a drink that people enjoy...it's used primarily as a fertilizer! Continue reading [...]

Brewing and Using Compost Tea

Do you have a garden? Are you always looking for ways to keep your plants healthy and free from pests? Look no further....today we will explore compost tea! Continue reading [...]
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Using Eri Silk Frass as a Soil Fertilizer

A reader recently reached out to us with this question, "What is the best way to prepare eri silk frass to become a soil fertilizer for food crops?" Let's dive in by breaking down this question! Continue reading [...]
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Commercial Worm Farming as a Business

A reader wrote to us recently seeking "more information on the economic side of commercial worm farming." He is wondering about the cost of worm farming, and also how much money one can expect to make from worm farming. For a number of reasons, this is a complex question to answer. The economics of starting any business is complicated, even if you know a lot about the product you are selling (in this instance, worms and worm castings). That said, we do know a bit about worm farming, and so by extension we know a bit about its commercial aspects, so below we offer a brief overview of commercial worm farming as a business, as well as point to some helpful resources. Continue reading [...]
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