Vermiculture, What’s That? (GA-203)

Vermiculture, What’s That?  (GA-203)

Redworms; what you will learn and be able to do:

  • Understand what vermiculture is
  • Know how to go about getting redworms
  • Know what they are good for and why you would want to mess with them
  • Make and be able to maintain your own worm farm.
  • Be able to harvest your worms, sell them and ship them
  • Know when your worms are over-crowded.
  • Places to inoculate with redworms


What you need to be able to make and maintain a worm farm:

  1. A plastic box with a lid
  2. Peat moss
  3. Water
  4. A start of red worms or worm eggs
  5. Some paper, cardboard and/or food scraps for the worms.
  6. A way to make some small holes for air

Course Features

  • Lectures 8
  • Quizzes 0
  • Students 3
  • Assessments Yes
  • Intro to Vermiculture 0/5

    • Lecture1.1
      What is a redworm? (GA-203)
    • Lecture1.2
      What is the life cycle of a redworm? (GA-203)
    • Lecture1.3
      What do redworms need to live in? (GA-203)
    • Lecture1.4
      What is Vermiculture? Part 1 (GA-203)
    • Lecture1.5
      What is Vermiculture? Part 2 (GA-203)
  • Building Your Worm Farm 0/1

    • Lecture2.1
      Vermiculture, what’s that? Part 2 (GA-203)
  • Maintaining your Worm Farm 0/1

    • Lecture3.1
      Vermiculture, What’s that? Part 3
  • Solutions for Challenges Encountered Raising Redworms 0/1

    • Lecture4.1
      Problems Encountered in Raising Red Worms (GA-203)

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