Composting Worms For Trout Fishing

“Wondering if possible to raise some garden worms for trout fishing purposes starting with some bait shop worms? Thanks” ~ Jeff R Hi Jeff, You can certainly help to boost populations of soil dwelling worms in your garden by adding lots of organic matter like leaves and grass clippings and keeping the area moistened, but…

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Using An Old Bath Tub For Worm Composting

“I was going to use an old bath tub for my worm farm, would this be okay for my babies…:-)” ~ Wendy Hi Wendy, Aan old bath tub would likely serve as an excellent worm bed – especially if it is one of the deep, free-standing tubs. Two important features of a good worm composting…

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Home Made Worm Tumblers; Part 2

“Are there plans out there on how to build a tumbler to use in worm production?” ~ Doug H Hi Doug I’m going to assume you are talking about a ‘compost tumbler’. Last week I provided some links that may be helpful for anyone interested in building their own rotary worm harvester – if this…

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Worm Science 101 – Earthworm Reproduction – Part I

This week we are going to start exploring a topic that may be a little more interesting for all you vermiphiles (‘worm lovers’) out there – that’s right, we’ll be discussing the ‘birds n’ the bees’ of worms. Like all our introductory topics, various aspects of earthworm reproduction will undoubtedly come up in future newsletters,…

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Home Made Worm Tumblers

“We are a family on a very small budget and cannot afford to purchase the tumblers that separate the castings from the worms and bedding so our question is are there inexpensive ways to make a home made version that can last us through this gardening season?” ~ John C. Hi John, You’ll be happy…

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Worm Breeders: Are The Required To Breed Worms?

“If you want to breed worms for fishermen do you need specifically a worm breeder or can you use a worm compost maker? Thanks” ~ Debi Hi Debi, I am sure there are plenty of people out there (most of them likely trying to sell you something) who will claim that you need a special…

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The Myth of Cutting a Worm In Half

“Is it true if you cut a worm in half that both parts will regenerate and you will have 2 worms?” ~ Steve Hi Steve – before you go grab the scissors and try to double your worm population (haha), let me assure you that this is in fact a myth. What you will end…

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