Getting the basics right of what to feed worms is vital to the success of a worm farm. This also includes what food is added, the quantity, preparation and placement in the bin. So what do worms eat? Worms will eat just about anything that is organic, however there are some foods you should avoid.
We've done all of the hard work for you to find the best worm composter on the market. Our reviews are based on our own experience, hundreds of Amazon reviews, other blogs and numerous Youtube videos.
The Hungry Bin looks like a rubbish bin on wheels, but don't let it's appearance deceive you. Although it comes with a hefty price tag, this worm bin is highly efficient and oozes quality.
Worms are perhaps the most important creatures on Earth. There are some worm facts which are quite fascinating. Charles Darwin, best known for his theory of evolution, seemed to think so.
There’s no question that worm composting is great for the environment. There are many other good reasons why you should start a worm farm.
A comprehensive list of the common worm farm problems you should be aware of, and possible solutions to resolve each of them.
There's a lot more to worm farm maintenance than you think. But once you get the basics right, maintaining a worm farm is easy and fun.
Worm tea equals pure liquid gold. Worm tea makes an excellent plant fertilizer. It is also a natural insect repellent and improves soil health.
The Worm Cafe worm farm is a great choice for intermediate worm composters. The proof is in the pudding in our in depth Worm Cafe review.
If your worm bin smells rotten and vinegary, then worm bin acidity may likely be too high. Worms work best in neutral soil. A good pH level for a worm farm is between 6 and 7. However most species of composting worms and quite tolerant of acidic conditions.
In this Can O Worms review we explain why this worm farm is perfect for beginners. It's affordable, holds a decent capacity, has a nice appearance and is easy to maintain.
Turn an eco-unfriendly product into good use. A DIY worm farm made from polystyrene is a recycled and cost effective solution. It's super easy to get started at no cost.
Under favorable conditions, a worm population can double in number approx. every 60 to 90 days. A mature red worm can produce 2-3 cocoons per week, each hatching about 4 baby worms.
When the worm bin temperature is not ideal, worms will become less productive. And in extreme temperatures, your worms will likely suffer and perish if no action is taken.