How Fast Do Red Wiggler Worms Reproduce In Compost?

The red wriggler worm is a composting wonder, and you can typically find them in your pile of well-rotted manure (especially if you put them there). Red wrigglers are also one of the most common types of worms found in vermicomposting bins. You might have even seen them wiggling around on top of moist soil …

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How Many Worms Do I Need For My Compost Bin?

Vermicomposting is the mechanism of using worms in a compost bin to help to speed up the conversion of organic waste material to usable, nutrient-rich compost. There are several criteria you need to consider when first setting up a compost bin that you want to use to house worms to assist with the decomposition of …

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The 5 Most Common Bugs You’ll Find in Your Compost

Your compost bin is one of the most ecologically diverse locations that you will have in your entire home, with many people not always realizing just how amazing it is. When you start working with your compost bin, if it is outside somewhere, you need to be aware of what is happening. Part of this …

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Why is my compost not breaking down?

When I first got a compost tumbler I checked on it every single day. Sometimes multiple times per day. It didn’t take long until I came to the conclusion that composting is just like baking cookies: nothing happens while you’re watching. However, if your compost isn’t breaking down (or isn’t breaking down as fast as …

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How big of a compost tumbler do I need?

I have a problem. When I start shopping for something, I keep looking at the next size up, the next price point, and the next quality level instead of sticking to my original plan. When I started shopping for compost tumblers, I first saw FCMP’s 37 Gallon Tumbler (the most popular backyard tumbler by far) …

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