Tag: winter

Indoor Winter Gardens

Now that the holidays are over and visitors have headed home, we have a lot more time on our hands but this wintry weather means we still have no dirt on our hands! If you are as anxious as we are to get your spring gardening started, we have the perfect project for you; an… Read more »

How Do Worms Survive the Winter?

Worms help make healthy soil, so what happens to them in the winter? Their survival tactics are actually astounding! Before the soil freezes, earthworms burrow down into the subsoil, below the frost line, sometimes as much as 6ft deep. They form a slime-coated ball and hibernate in a state called estivation. Because they are wrapped… Read more »