Composting With Composting Worms Indoors

Winter is just around the corner and it’s time to get those red wigglers in a safe place! Red wigglers don’t like to be left out in sub-freezing temperatures. Your worms will be much more productive if they are comfortable! Part of the beauty of vermicomposting is that you can compost both outdoors and indoors. Don’t let the thought of worms in your house gross you out. There is a sanitary way to do it and you don’t need a lot of room! Even if you are crammed in the smallest of apartments, you can still compost with worms! If you are on a tight budget, you can still make a vermiculture system that works for you. You can make a quick, easy and cheap vermiculture system that works for both houses and apartments. Or you can do it the easy way and order one of our affordable, high quality indoor systems! Indoor Worm Composting Red worms like to be kept cool and moist. You have to remember that their natural living habitat is underground. Storing your composting system in a cool, dark place is exactly what they like. Just don’t let the temperatures reach frigid cold or freezing temperatures. For many people, under the kitchen sink, in the garage or in a tidy kitchen corner works great. Vermicomposting Management It all starts with proper management. Undertaking a vermiculture system inside your house is an easy task, but it is nonetheless a commitment. Don’t get me wrong. It’s not like …

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Fall Clean up and What Worms Like

One of the very best qualities of red wigglers is that they are like goats when it comes to eating. This is to your advantage especially during this time of year when you have leftover garden produce that may have gotten nipped by an early frost. Spoiled Or Excess Garden Produce Problem: Perhaps you have a few plants that produced much more than you had planned. Sometimes it can be hard to find people to give excess produce away to (due to location, likes/dislikes, etc). It sounds crazy, but a sad truth nonetheless. Solution: Feed it to your worms! Time To Clear Out The Garden The time is fast approaching to clean out the garden and get it ready for next year. Already, we have seen snowfall in the Dakotas and freezing temperatures are sweeping across the Northwest. Red wigglers will happily eat withered plant vines, trimmings, clippings, twigs and barks. All of that leftover plant matter is prime buffet for these little eaters. Fallen Leaves Another wonderful part about the Fall is fallen leaves. We all love the changing colors, piling up dead leaves and playing in them, but we don’t always enjoy the chore of bagging them up and setting them out for pickup. Here’s a more preferable alternative: rake up the leaves and let the kids play in them to their joyful hearts’ content. When the playing is over, pile up the leaves again and wait a few months for the leaves to start decomposing. These moldy …

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