Symphylan Biochar Experiment

I present here the results of a small trial I did last summer that combined a couple of my interests at the time.  I had noticed the presence of large numbers of symphylans, small centipede-like invertebrates, in the garden.  I was also having more trouble than usual with germination of seeds - spinach, carrots, beets.  Symphylans travel... Continue Reading →


Worm Math

Update: Three weeks with the flashlight have reduced the numbers to an insignificant level.  At this point,  migration into the test plot, and new hatches will probably keep me finding a worm or two every night for quite a while.  While out picking worms I also started picking slugs and keeping track of those numbers.  They show... Continue Reading →

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