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Curious Kids: Do worms have tongues?

<i>This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions they’d like an expert to answer.</i> …

Why more millennials are buying homes with farms and spas

Agrihoods are the new country club for young professionals looking for luxury and sustainability<p>The most coveted amenity these communities have to …

Hong Kong urban farmers find bliss in rooftop gardens

Rooftops in densely populated Hong Kong are fast turning ­greener and more fertile as urban farmers seek to grow crops from their homes and offices …

Good News! Worms Make Babies in ‘Martian’ Soil

Worms can not only survive in faux Martian soil — they can start a new generation. That’s the conclusion from biologist Wieger Wamelink who recently …

Gardening

The Urban Worm Bag

Something new is always exciting<p>It’s been a while since I have seen a new type of worm bin appearing on the market, especially here in Australia. I …

Worms

Worms at Work: Using these wrigglers to Save your Garden & the World.

Vermicomposting Basics.<p>Vermiculture, or worm farming, is the use of worms to break down organic material. It is a simple way of turning table scraps, …

This worm grew a second head after a trip to space

There are all kinds of experiments going on aboard the International Space Station, but they all probably don't produce results as strange as this one. An article published today in the journal <i>Regeneration</i> details a recent experiment in which an amputated flatworm grew two heads -- twice.<p>Planarian …

Biology

Would you try to save Microchaetus Papillatus?

What's in a name? It turns out quite a lot is at stake for threatened species that only go by scientific monikers.<p>Take earthworms, for example. It is …

What Are Worm Beds and How Do I Make One?

Most of us have heard of worm bins (or vermicomposting bins), but what is a worm bed? Why would a gardener want one? And how do you build one?<p>Worm …

Helen Yemm: how to tackle worms on the lawn

<b>Worms have gone 
to work on my 
tiny lawn</b><p><i>The 18-month-old turf in my small city garden is being destroyed by a profusion of earth worms. Patches of turf turn yellow and grass gradually disappears being replaced by churned-up soil. When I dig down I find earth worms of all sizes. Please help.</i> …

This restaurant is using its own scraps, fish poop, and worms to change the industry

<i>This segment originally aired March 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.</i><p>The restaurant industry is one of the most wasteful. Even though the word “sustainability” gets thrown around a lot, it rarely carries much meaning. But one San Francisco eatery, The Perennial, is trying to make the concept …

Giant worm fossil found, named after death metal guitarist

One June day in 1994, Derek K. Armstrong of the Ontario Geological Survey was dropped by helicopter in a remote region of Ontario. There he chipped …

Getting some help from the Black Soldier Fly Larvae @ The Little Worm Farm

You are probably asking what do Black Solider Fly Larvae have to do with a worm farm. First, they are quite a common critter to be found in a worm …

Insects

World's Heaviest Earthworm Found, Then Killed

Dave, a 16-inch-long earthworm discovered recently in England, will become part of the collection at the Natural History Museum in London.<p>What Paul Rees recently discovered among his vegetables in England's Cheshire County is anything but garden variety: a gigantic earthworm.<p>Rees's stepson, George, …

5 customer complaints that escalated hilariously in 2016

LONDON — Complaining to companies doesn't have to be a dull, rage-inducing affair — it can actually be an unexpected outlet for creative …

Harvesting the CFT "BEAST" - 191216

10 Biggest Mistakes New Worm Farmers Make

A new eBook from Larry Shier, one of the most popular admins from the various vermicomposting groups on Facebook. In this new work, Larry has listed …

Farming

🌱 Worm Farming Alliance

I have decided to give away a copy of my new BSFL eBook ($3.99) to all new Worm Farming Alliance members. To be eligible to get this offer, you need …

Worm Farming Revolution book and eBook @ The Little Worm Farm

Farming

Worm'ag: Worm Farming Magazine Issue 01 - December 2016

Content of this first issue: - interview with Bentley Christie - how to get started with worm farming - a free eBook to download - what worm bins to …

Gardening

The Worm Swag review update @ The Little Worm Farm

This is a follow up on the Early Worm Swag Review.<p>No long after the previous review of the Swag, I started filling it with shredded cardboard, …

Gardening

Early review of the Worm Swag @ The Little Worm Farm

Worm Swag Review<p>A little bit of history<p>When I decided to get more seriously into worm farming, I was researching on various models of worm farms that …

Horrifying Worm Larva Is Basically a Disembodied Head

Good news, everyone: Biologists have discovered a species of marine worm that, when still in its larval stage, is nothing more than an …

Northern B.C. tidal worms provide a window into human ecological impacts

Travis Gerwing's career as a worm expert began largely out of stubbornness.<p>"When I started my PhD, a very well-meaning mentor of mine suggested that …

Worm Offers New Hope For Human Limb Regeneration

<i>Summary: Researchers believe that if they can unlock the genetic network that allows acorn worms to regenerate body parts, they may be able to</i> …

Worm Harvesting

Feed your worms one last time before harvest and leave them for at least 10 days (you want to starve them a little).<p>Get a small onion sack or laundry …

Here's a great simple vertical garden bed!

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

Supermoon rising over Parc Collserola