What Worms Are Best for Worm Composting? When it comes to worm composting, you can use many different types of worms, and some are better than others for specific composting situations, but any type of worm will happily coexist in a home compost bin. The main things to consider when choosing which type of worm you want to use are how much space they will need and what type of soil they prefer. Once you know that, the rest is easy! If you’re new to home composting with worms, don’t…Read More
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Red Wiggler Worms – Things You Need To Know
Red Wiggler Worms – Things You Need To Know Eisenia fetida is a common Red Wiggler worm. It is the more often bought worm for composting. But do you know what it looks like? It’s life cycle or characteristics? Its benefits? No? Chill. We have got your back! Continue to read further to find out interesting facts about Red Wigglers. Physical description Red Worms are smaller in size and 3-4” of length is normal for an adult Wiggler Worm. They have varying bands from light red and dark red. This…Read More
Best Worms for Worm Composting
Best Worms for Worm Composting About redworms – zoological facts Redworms or red wiggler worms belong to the family Lumbricidae of earthworms which comprises about 33 species whereas the majority of them are native to Vancouver Island and the US. They are technically called Eisenia fetida that are highly adapted to putrefying biological material while they flourish well in decomposing foliage, kitchen waste, and organic manure. Generally, Red wigglers measure 2 to 3 inches in length having reddish-purple color, tipped tail, and cylindrical body while several red wigglers have stripes on their bodies. Sexually, they are…Read More
Is It Good To Use Red Worms For Composting?
Is It Good To Use Red Worms For Composting? Today is the era of organic farming, and the food obtained from the organic farm is also healthy and fresh but it is not economical. One of the key factors while growing organic food is eliminating the use of chemicals during the cultivation of food. To enrich the soil medium with essential nutrients, add good quality compost or well-rotted manure into the soil. If you want to establish your own garden, instead of buying expensive good quality compost you can form…Read More