General Vermicomposting FAQs

How Many Worms Should I Buy?
The number of worms you buy is dependent upon the surface area of your bin. In general, you want to start with 1/2 to 1 lb of worms per square foot. For red...
Sat, 31 Jul, 2021 at 8:52 AM
How To Harvest Castings
Congratulations on being a successful vermicomposter! To learn more about harvesting castings, please check out the following article on the various met...
Sun, 28 Mar, 2021 at 4:42 PM
What Can I Feed My Worms?
In general, non-meat, non-dairy food wastes are acceptable worm foods. This article is also helpful in describing acceptable worm foods. Also, check out the...
Fri, 2 Apr, 2021 at 8:20 AM
What is the Best Temperature Range for My Worm Bin?
Worms are flesh and blood creatures, so they like the same temperature range that humans do, more or less. Your worms will thrive at around 75 degrees, but ...
Mon, 26 Apr, 2021 at 11:26 AM
I See Mold in My Worm Bin. Is This a Problem?
Mold may be alarming, but it is generally not a problem in your worm bin. Worms will coexist with mold just fine! It can, however, indicate overfeeding.  ...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 8:59 AM
Will My Worms Survive If I Go On Vacation?
Worms are able to withstand a lot of neglect. As long as the worms are kept protected from extreme temperatures, then they will live for a long time without...
Wed, 5 May, 2021 at 8:06 AM
How Can I Help Worms Survive Summer Heat?
Managing a worm bin - whether indoors or outdoors during the summer heat is always a concern. But even in the hottest environments, your worms can be kept c...
Sat, 31 Jul, 2021 at 9:04 AM