Year of Soils

Originally posted on Permaculture Hamilton:
Many of us took today, January 2, as a holiday and are poring over seed catalogues, dreaming of spring. By now, you probably know the UN General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. When you choose your seeds this year, please buy soil builders, like comfrey and nitrogen-fixing…

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All’s Well in Wormville

Thought I would check in on my squirmy friends today. They are doing well, very well indeed. I will be adding another layer in the next week or so. The first layer smells GREAT! Like rich loamy earth. The second layer is actively being worked by the worms and they appear to be multiplying. I’ll…

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Say hello to my little friends…

Originally posted on Molly & Fred's Excellent Adventures:
Well, I’ve done it again. I love learning new things and now have about 1000 new “little friends” getting acclimated in my home. Who are they you may ask… Why worms of course! We have a lot to learn before we get back to Alaska. What…

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