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Celebrating Earth Day: Worm Composting for Toronto Urban Dwellers

As Toronto gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, there’s no better time for condo residents to embrace sustainable practices like worm composting. Amidst the bustling streets and high-rise buildings, worm composting offers Toronto urban dwellers a practical way to contribute to the city’s environmental health while fostering a deeper connection to nature. Read more about Celebrating Earth Day: Worm Composting for Toronto Urban Dwellers[…]

Choosing the Perfect Space for Your Worm Bin

Unfortunately, we live in a climate that is not hospitable to red wiggler worms in winter. ¬†That’s why many people set up a worm bin indoors, especially those living in apartments.¬† Here are various indoor spaces ideal for hosting a thriving worm bin. Kitchen: Placing your worm bin in the kitchen offers unparalleled convenience. It Read more about Choosing the Perfect Space for Your Worm Bin[…]

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No Yard? No Problem. Six Steps to Composting Indoors

Composting food scraps with red wiggler worms, also known as vermicomposting, is an excellent way to reduce household waste and create nutrient-rich soil for plants. However, if you live in Toronto without a yard or outdoor space, you may be wondering how to get started. Here are some tips for managing food scraps with red Read more about No Yard? No Problem. Six Steps to Composting Indoors[…]

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What Do Red Wigglers Prefer to Eat?

Red Wiggler composting worms, also known as Eisenia fetida, are one of the most popular species of worms used for vermicomposting, the process of composting with the help of worms. They are voracious eaters and can process a large amount of organic waste, making them ideal for converting kitchen scraps and yard waste into rich, Read more about What Do Red Wigglers Prefer to Eat?[…]

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How this New York Company Turns Local Food Scraps into Soil

A pioneering New York-based company, Community Compost Company, is proving that food waste can be managed by turning it into high-quality compost. This not not only helps reduce the amount of food waste going into regional landfills, but also supports regional soil health by providing locals with a valuable resource for improving soil quality and Read more about How this New York Company Turns Local Food Scraps into Soil[…]

How Eggshells Benefit Worm Composting

Eggshells can be a great addition to worm composting because they are rich in calcium, which is an essential nutrient for worms. The calcium in the eggshells can help to balance the pH of the compost and make it more alkaline, which is ideal for the worms, especially if they are overfed. Additionally, the calcium Read more about How Eggshells Benefit Worm Composting[…]

Where to Buy Native Plants in Toronto

Are you planning your backyard garden? ¬†Planting with¬†natives is a really important way to protect biodiversity in the city. Even planting a few¬†natives¬†is a great place to¬†start. Here are a few ways ways to find native plants in Toronto: Native plants now at Loblaws Garden Centres Thanks to a partnership with WWF and Carolinian Canada¬† Read more about Where to Buy Native Plants in Toronto[…]