Why Raise Redworms?
Redworms are great for fishing, composting, gardens (container/pots to large garden plots, pet food and more.
Redworms are great for hobby or small business.
Redworms are compost worms, with many different uses. Scroll down for more ideas.
– Composting: The worm castings in Vermicompost provide natural fertilizer time-release nodules that are superior to the best potting soils (Keep it wet and they keep eating-no need to turn the pile)
– Fishing: Fish love home-raised redworms – hook sized too
– Container Garden: Worms will keep it tilled – you’ll have the healthiest garden soil in your area
– Potted Plants: Just a few will do (sometimes they will crawl out)
– Raised Beds: (Heavy mulch), redworms fertilize by living on decaying mulch – grow healthy natural food that tastes so good because it is not grown from chemical fertilizers
– Pet food: Treats for birds, fish and other critters
– Sprouting: Use castings and seeds start fast
– Hobby: Great for all ages, easy and fun
– Business: Sell worms and castings or use them yourself for a commercial garden
– A great full- or part-time business
– Many people make the house payment with Redworm money
– Sales of 1000 cups a week is possible for 1-2 adults and/or kids that like to stay home and work.
– I’ll show you how
Compost & Garden
– Vermicasts (worm poop) are the key ingredient of vermicompost (worm compost)
– Cast in the worms alimentary canal (worm gut), the castings contain practically everything a plant needs
– Worm gizzards grind down decaying plant matter and calciferous glands add carbonate of lime that neutralizes the acidity of the decaying mater
– The castings are encapsulated in a mucous membrane that slowly releases the nutrients over time as needed by the plants
– Fresh worm castings have in readily available-to-plant form five times the nitrogen, seven times the phosphates, and eleven times the potash as the best topsoil
– Worms process mineral earth into this mix
– Worms have beneficial bacteria in their alimentary canal that enhances the compost/soil
– Worms have special enzymes and hormones in their alimentary canal that enhances the compost/soil
– The nutrients left behind by the vermicast are water soluble
– Vermicasts help compost/soil retain water
– There is no better way to recycle kitchen, yard, and garden waste than through a worm-bed
– Even regular compost is greatly enhanced by processing through a worm-bed
– Earthworms are Mother Nature’s little natural garden tillers – put them in your garden!
– Earthworms aerate the soil – good for both the roots and good aerobic soil bacteria
– Earthworms condition garden soil as needed by the roots
– Red Wigglers live longer in the water
– Red Wigglers emit a fetid odor into the water that drives fish wild
– Don’t thread them over the hook – hook just under the skin of the clitellum (the band a way down behind the head) and hook right into the head. This leaves the tail wiggling and looking alive to the fish
– Done right on a small hook and line you can catch more fish than even bigger bait – if you have the angling skills to land the bigger fish that way! If you are looking for a sport – there it is!
– Pound for pound earthworms bring in considerably more per pound than cattle on the hoof (or processed beef)
– It doesn’t require acres to feed them; you can grow them in your basement, garage, barn, backyard, or woods
– You can do your entire business over the internet, or sell locally directly from your home
– Sell worms for composting
– Sell bait worms
– Sell to established bait runners in your area, who are always looking for worms
– Run your own routes
– Sell Vermicompost, Worm Tea (can bring > $40/gallon), Vermicasting, and Vermipods (worm egg casts)
– Sell worm books, worm bins, other bait items, fishing accessories, seed, and garden accessories
(items I’ll soon be adding)
– So start your own worm farm and you’ll be seeing green too!
If you have any questions…I’m usually in the house after dark, central time, North Alabama
– just call me at: 256-859-5538 – If I don’t answer just leave a message. (Call before 10 PM Central 🙂
– or email me at: Greg@GreenGregs.com
Redworms have been good to me and I hope you’ll:
Give redworms a try.
Best ‘O Luck!
Green Greg’s Garden and Worm Farm
112 Stilwell Dr.
Toney, AL 35773