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Join In!

We are still growing! If you are in our service area, click the Compost Exchange button and learn about how you can start composting hassle free. For current customers, we’ve listed pick up days by neighborhood below. We are excited … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Smash Charity Event!

Go carve Jack-o-Lanterns with your friends for Halloween! On November 3rd you can bring them, along with a charitable item, to Shadyside Nursery and watch us smash them for you* and compost the guts! The compost we make will be … Continue reading

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Winter Worm News

Expanded Service Area 2018 We would like to announce some big news for our Compost Exchange Program! We have expanded our service area for the program to a few North Side neighborhoods; West Allegheny, East Allegheny, Central Allegheny, Troy Hill, … Continue reading

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Seasons

Thank you for checking out my business! 2017 season has begun, and I thought I’d take a moment to talk about how this all started. In 2012, before Shadyside Worms, I found myself able to practice my gardening and composting … Continue reading

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Community Composting

Join us for a workshop that will teach you how to compost large amounts of waste in a community setting. Start a composting group in your neighborhood, build a compost heap at your community garden, or empower your organization to … Continue reading

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Garlic Needs Great Compost

Garlic is most often planted in the fall in the Zone 5/6 temperate zones, but it is easy to plant, and often times it is worth planting in the spring if you forgot to plant last year. Now that March … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Winter

After surviving the past two winters of bitter cold, it’s important to be prepared this time of year when it comes to backyard composting! First thing you need to do is find a source of fresh wood chips. Find a … Continue reading

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