What Not To Put in Your Worm Bin
While red wigglers are not particularly choosy about what they'll eat, there are a few things that you should avoid adding to your worm bin, either due to sanitation issues or because they will irritate the worms. Here's what you need to know.
How to Set Up and Care for a Worm Bin
Here's what you need to know to set up and care for your own little herd of vermicomposting worms.
Why are my worms trying to escape from my vermicompost bin?
It can be a little alarming to open your worm bin and see your worms poised just inside the lid, looking for an escape route. Or, worse, you head to the bin and see dead worms around the bin--escapees that didn't get very far. Here's why they try to escape, and what you can do to keep your worms in their vermicompost bin.
How Do I Get Rid of Fruit Flies in My Worm Bin?
One of the most common issues people have with their vermicompost bins is dealing with fruit flies. Here is how to prevent the problem in the first place.
Do You Need to Sterilize Vermicompost?
Is vermicompost safe to use around edible crops without sterilizing it first? Here's what you need to know about sterilizing vermicompost.
Save Your Worms from Drowning
Here's what to do when your worm bin is too wet. Too much moisture in a worm bin is caused by several factors, from the types of food you put in to how much bedding you have provided your worms. Moisture problems are an easy fix. Here's how to deal with a wet worm bin.
Vermicomposting: How to Set Up a Worm Bin
This article shows, step by step, how to set up a vermicomposting, or worm, bin. It explains everything from selecting a bin size, to using the right types of worms and how to prepare the bedding.
Feeding Your Vermicomposting Worms: Which Foods Are Best?
Like everyone else, the red wigglers in your vermicomposting bin have preferences about the food they eat. Here is a list of the foods they seem...
Can I add Bokashi compost to a worm bin?
If you've gotten into Bokashi composting, but are at a loss for what to do with the contents of your bucket after it's fermented, you may want to consider adding them to your worm bin. Here are a few pointers for adding Bokashi to a worm bin.
How to Make an Inexpensive Worm Bin from Plastic Buckets
You can easily and inexpensively make your own vermicomposting bin with nothing more than two five-gallon buckets, a lid, and a drill. Here's how to do it.
What are Worm Beds and How Do I Make One?
If you have a bit of space, you can make worm beds for vermicomposting right in your garden. Use your worm bed to produce lots of vermicompost, to reduce your waste, or maybe even to start your own business selling worms.
Garden Book Review: "Worms Eat My Garbage"
A review of the well-known vermicomposting book "Worms Eat My Garbage" by Mary Appelhof.