With all the chemical man made things circulating around the world our immune systems are getting damaged more as the days go by. If we as people of the earth don’t take positive measures to help our ecosystem then we will destroy our own species. At can take a lot of effort the convince everyone to take action but the few that do take action make a difference.
One way to help our ecosystem is by starting a worm farm. It’s natural, safe and healthy. It helps in recycling material using worms which then turn it into compost which is rich and is used as fertilizer for gardening.
There are different types of worms you can use to setup your farm, you can use catalpa worms, red worms, earthworms, meal worms and even grub worms. If you want to use all these worms it’s wise to use different containers for each type although some people put them all together in one container.
There are lots of advantages of using different containers for different worms. First you can easily detect the varieties that are progressing faster than the other. Worms leave in different temperatures so having them in separate containers will help you in setting up the right temperature and living conditions for each type.
Grub worms, earthworms and meal worms are edible, healthy and very tasty. Well not for you but for your for pets such as cats and dogs. You can cook some of the worms in your worm farm as food for your pets. These animals don’t eat worms as such but if you make a nice meal your pets can easily eat them adding nice nutrients to their diet.
Owning a worm farm is inexpensive and anyone can do it. You don’t to buy expensive equipment and employ people to maintain the farm. You can run the farm by yourself or even bring your children on board so they can learn a thing or two. The knowledge they get will be invested in their future because they will learn at an early stage in life to help our ecosystem.
Your worm farm can be located in a small part of your house. The container should be dark since warms like operating in dark places. And to make it darker you can put the container in dark place to reduce the light coming in. Worm farming containers can be bought from your local gardening store.