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
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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
Red Worm Composting in the Wintertime
Red worms typically need warmer temperatures to be able to compost; however, what do we need to do during the winter period to keep them in more temperate conditions for them to continue composting? How can we do red worm composting in the wintertime? Winter composting is achievable as long as you are aware of how to take special care of the needs of your red worms. The moment winter begins, the red worms can feel the cold climate because the worm bin starts to absorb the cold temperature. When…Read More