What is the difference between Red Wigglers
and European Night Crawlers:
The biggest difference you will notice
between the Reds and the Euros is the size.
European Night Crawlers are a larger worm. Bigger
than the Red Wigglers and slightly smaller that
Night Crawlers (the ones you see on the
sidewalk after a rain). Because they are a larger
worm, many people raise European Night Crawlers
if they want both a good composting worm and
a bait worm they can take fishing.
In my experience I have found that
European Night Crawlers are a bit more forgiving.
If your bin dries out the Euros can survive
longer in drought conditions. Probably due to
the larger body mass they can store more moisture.
The Europeans can also tolerate slightly more
acidic conditions. They absolutely love coffee
grounds and chaff. Red Wigglers are the optimum
composting worm since they have the biggest
appetite for compost and food scraps. But the
Euros are not far behind in the amount of food
scraps they consume and they will consume more
carbon (paper, straw, cardboard) than the Reds.
Most worm growers would agree that
European Night Crawlers are an easier worm to
take care of.
(Bulk prices start at 10 lbs. - Pickup
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* Please note:
Bulk orders will be packaged in bulk, not in individual
Tray systems are perfect for those that do not like to handle
the worms or for families that produce more food scraps
than the basic Vermicomposter can handle. Harvesting the
Living Composter is clean and easy. When
the worms have finished converting food scraps and bedding
from one tray, add another tray with fresh bedding on top
and the worms will make their way up to the new food source.
The lower tray will now consist of converted castings (worm
poo) ready to be used in your plants and gardens.
The Living Composter
The Living Composter - (Made in Canada )
(15x15x22 inches - Shipping weight - 14 lbs.)
with no Worms
Composter with 1 lb. Red Wiggler
Composter with 1/2 lb.
Red Wiggler Worms
Composter with 1/2 lb. European Nightcrawlers
The Living Composter is
a 2nd generation worm composter with a number of design
3 gallon trays have a moisture control water
retention channel running around the outside of
each tray. Instead of allowing the liquids to fall
directly through the tray this channel gathers moisture
to prevent the bedding from drying out along the
When adding the second tray, a collection of 40
angled tunnels extend down from the bottom directly
into the bedding of the tray below. This provides
ample access for worms to migrate between trays.
Aeration is important for happy worms and good compost. A series of support points are molded into the lower edge of the trays. This raises the trays slightly allowing 360 degrees of airflow across the bedding.
The double walled lid and base provide excellent insulation against temperature swings helping to maintain an ideal environment.
The Living Composter system includes:
Two stacking trays, lid and base
Each tray has recessed slots to make handling
newsprint/paper, soil, Agricultural lime. (Enough bedding for one level
of Worm Chalet or a basic
(includes Coir brick)
Coconut Coir is made from the fibrous brown husk that
surrounds a coconut. It makes a great bedding for worms
and is excellent growing medium for all types of plants.
Coir is an ideal alternative to Peat Moss (a non-renewable
resource) and is becoming the bedding and growing medium
of choice for commercial operations throughout North
Coir coin plant starters
(package of 20)
As with all coir products,
add water and coins expand to at least 6 times original
size. Add to pot with tea spoon of soil (or castings)
for excellent plant starters.
(package of 10 disks)
Neem trees are renown for
water retention and surviving drought conditions. Neem
is also a key ingredient in non-pesticidal insect management,
providing a natural alternative to synthetic pesticides.
Dig a trench in your garden and place Neem disks in
trench. Cover with soil. Neem disks will absorb water
during rainfalls and expand to soak up excess moisture.
They will then release water when soil drys out.
Caja is your ultimate gardening kit. It
can grow everything from herbs and greens, to tomatoes and
eggplants, and even
full sized melons and corn. Using less water, less labour
and less fertilizer compared to traditional gardens, the
Caja can be installed anywhere, is portable, easy to use,
and designed to with durable materials to last through years
of regular use and through all weather conditions.
Grow fresh, healthy, delicious produce with the Caja that makes
gardening fun, simple and easy. Caja is manufactured with 50%
recycled plastic and features UV-stabilized, food-grade, frost-proof,
and durable materials designed to withstand the elements from
-40C to +40C.
The Caja is used by home gardeners, commercial growers,
restaurants, schools, NGOs, and businesses all over the
Just add sunlight, a good potting soil mix, and your favourite
transplants, and you’ll enjoy a beautiful, productive
garden with no digging, no weeding, and outstanding yields.
Caja Growing System
The Caja Growing System: follow this
link *(This link will take you to our
affiliate site: The Growing Connection)
Now available in Cool Green:
Sure-Close Compost Pail - (Made
in Canada )
If you compost, worm compost or green bin ... you need
a reliable collection bucket.
The Sure-Close is the best food scrap collection container
on the market today! An asset for ecologically wise
waste diversion methods.
(ship & handling $11.95)
(ship & handling $11.95)
"I didn't think the
Sure-Close would be much different from the regular
bin I was already using. Boy, was I wrong.
The Sure-Close compost pail is by far the best collection
container I've ever used. The perforated lid lets the
air flow so the pail is odour free. The lid stays open
when required making the pail easier to use and can
be snapped close with one hand. The opening is angled
making it easier to put food scraps in with less spillage
ending up on the floor or counter. Possibly the most
important feature is the snug interlocking seal and
lid clasp that ensures a tight closure that will keep
fruit flies out!"
Note: This is not a vermicomposter.
It is a compost collection bucket used to collect food
Join Bella (6 years old) as she demonstrates
how easy it is to fashion you own home-made liner for
you organics bin.
These beautiful handmade earrings are the result
of efforts from the Guatemalan worm workers from
El Remate. Sales of these earrings will support
the worm workers of northern Guatemala and Project
Ix-Canaan (Guardians of the Rainforest).
The perfect sprouter grows edible organic
sprouts in 24-48 hrs.
Sprouts are nature's organic multi-vitamin. Believed
by many to be nature's most perfect food. Containing
over 3,000 different known enzymes, 560 different proteins
and provide an excellent supply of Vitamins A, E &
C plus B complex.
personal water filter that lets you render almost
any water, anywhere into safe pure drinking water.
The LifeStraw may be one of the most important
pieces of equipment that you will own. If you travel abroad
you may have come across some questionable water sources.
To avoid an illness that can ruin your trip (or force you
to stay within running distance to a washroom) you want to
be sure of your water supply.
Possibly one of the most important
pieces of equipment that you will ever own.
The LifeStraw is a personal water filter that lets you drink
water from almost any location. This compact (8.75"x1")
, ultralight (2oz.) plastic water filter lets you drink 1,000
litres of pure water directly from streams, lakes or even
puddles. Simply insert the LifeStraw in any water source and
suck. Ideal for travel, hiking and emergency preparedness,
the LifeStraw removes practically all waterborne bacteria
and protozoan parasites. Surpasses EPA guidelines for E. coli,
giardia, cryptosporidium oocysts and many others. Contains
no chemicals and is safe for your thyroid gland.
For each LifeStraw you purchase, one
school child in a developing community receives safe drinking
water for an entire school year.
portion of all sales go to support clean-water projects worldwide.
With the Eartheasy Follow the Liters program, for
every LifeStraw product sold, a child in a developing country
receives clean, safe drinking water for an entire school year.
Features & Benefits:
Filters up to 1,000 liters (264 gallons) of water.
Removes 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, including E-Coli.
Removes 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, including
Giardia & Cryptosporidium.
Reduces turbidity, filtering down to 0.2 microns.
Ultralight: weighs only 2oz!
Does NOT use iodine or iodinized resin.
Contains no chemicals (and is BPA-free), uses no batteries,
has no moving parts.
Very high flow rate; no after taste (because no iodine
or chlorine are used).
Easy to clean. Can be stored and used periodically. Just
keep uncapped so it can dry thoroughly.
No shelf life. LifeStraw can be stored indefinitely.
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All prices are in Canadian dollars
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24 hours of expected delivery. Shipping is not refundable.
When you place an order we will give you the expected delivery date.
If there is a problem with your worm order or if your order is late,
call us immediately!