Archive | Feeding

10 May 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Foods That Are Safe For Your Worm Bin and Problem Foods

Disclaimer: Not everyone in the worm industry will agree with my views on this post! Almost all foods that you eat and enjoy the worms will, too.  I hope you are buying and eating organically now.  The food scraps you will be feeding to your worms in their bin are best suited to the worm’s […]

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05 May 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Feeding Your Worms–Do’s and Don’t’s

You’ve set up your worm bin, the worms are in, for the next few months all you have to do is feed them the right things in the proper amounts until it is time to harvest the casts.  Is the right or wrong?  I have found this to be true for the most part.  What […]

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23 April 2010 ~ 6 Comments

About Food Waste to Worm population ratios and adding more Bedding.

The red wigglers I have here have over the years become accustomed to how much I fed them and how often.  I have found ways to be away on holiday for up to a month and still have the worms doing well when I have returned.  For all 90+ bins this is not always easy, […]

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15 April 2010 ~ Comments Off

Which type of Worms will work for my Bin? Which Bin Should I Use and How Much To Feed Them?

Which type of worms will work for my bin? That is a good question. There are many different types of worms on the market today for vermicomposting. Red worms, or red wigglers have always been the ones, I have used with great success over the years, as well as my clients. Now Alabama Jumpers are […]

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05 March 2010 ~ 3 Comments

How, what and when to feed your worms.

You have the worms in their bin and have let them settle in for three days. This allows them time to de-stress from the rigors of travel. Recall those vibrations they had if they arrived through the mail to you or riding in your car. I hope you have been saving your kitchen wastes for the […]

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