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Fall Workshops 2013!

**SATURDAYS in SEPTEMBER** Stop in to Shadyside Nursery, or e-mail us at shadysideworms@gmail.com, to register for a Fall Planting/Planning workshop! There will be two workshops in September: Workshop#1– Learn how to design a successful cold frame for the Western Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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COMPOST TEA

The months of July and August are a great time to put down some compost tea for your plants while they grow into their last stages of development and production. Compost tea will supplant any nutrients that have been taken … Continue reading

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Seed Bombs !

Seed Bombing has its roots in guerrilla gardening and proactive environmental protests, but it also shares some history with places like Hawaii and Africa, where seed bombing can be a useful technique for introducing wildlife into landscapes that have been … Continue reading

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Beaver County Times

I was happy to hear from the Beaver County Times when they said they wanted to include me in an article as a part of their environmental series called “Veil of the Valley”. This article, titled “A soiled past, a … Continue reading

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Compost Tumblers 101

Yesterday I visited my good friends Riva and Jake to help them with their compost and I thought I could use the visit to talk about some common occurrences with composting. Riva and Jake use a large compost tumbler[pictured above] … Continue reading

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Register for our Curbside Compost Exchange!

We are totally excited about picking up your food scraps! In order to register you for the compost exchange program, we would like to meet you in person and talk to you about what size bucket suits your needs, when … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 UPDATES

The kind folks at Shadyside Worms are experts in rotten food and wiggling wormies, but not so expert in webpage blogging, etc. Please allow some time for us to develop this site so we can provide you with all the … Continue reading

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