Can worms eat that?…citrus

This will be an ongoing series of various items that composting worms will process. I’m referring to the foods to avoid. The next material in this series is citrus. On just about every vermicomposting list of food scraps to avoid, citrus makes the no-no list. There are some good reasons for this but is citrusContinue reading “Can worms eat that?…citrus”

Compost Rolls

This post was inspired by the work of Mark Paine at Vernmenting or EVE Growing. Mark used an interesting concept in his vernmenting containers to process food scraps through the use of compost rolls. Mark Paine over at EVE Growing composts just about everything with his red wigglers. From roadkill to number twos, there reallyContinue reading “Compost Rolls”

Can worms eat that?…yogurt

This will be an ongoing series of various items that composting worms will process. I’m referring to the foods to avoid. To start off this series, I will begin with dairy. So milk is out of the question as you would just flood your bin with too much moisture, but what about yogurt? While goingContinue reading “Can worms eat that?…yogurt”

Plastic Bin Airflow Experiment

Experimenting with vermicomposting systems is something that all vermicomposters should try when they are comfortable with how to meet worms’ needs. Sometimes something completely unrelated to vermicomposting will provide an idea to try out. I had a tear in my screen sliding door and I ended up purchasing Screen Repair Tape. Basically it is aContinue reading “Plastic Bin Airflow Experiment”