Grass Clippings & Worm Composting

“I have to get rid of about 300kg of grass clippings a day. Can I use these to feed the worms? I have found massive sized worms in old composts. What is the best supplement to compliment the mass quantities of grass clippings?” ~ Matt Coonan Hi Matt, You certainly have yourself a large supply…

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Yard Worms For Composting

“Can I just use my yard worms in my farm? We have some that are as big around as my index finger and 6 to 8 inches long easy…” ~ Louise Nelson Hi Louise, Yes you can but they are not ideal as compostors. Being common garden worms they are used to being out in…

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Worm Farming as a Business

“I am currently in the United States Air Force, and I am looking into venturing into a business. The one business I was looking at was worm farming. I have property in North Carolina that I wanted to use. What kind of business success could a person have in worm farming? What are the upsides…

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Composting Worm Population Growth Rate

“I have 1000 worms. How long does it take for that amount to double?” ~ Clayre Roberts Hi Clayre, the reproduction of worms and growth rate of your overall colony depend on two main things. How many worms are active mature breeders. These are mature worms that are capable of reproducing and laying egg capsules.…

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Fattening Worms For Sale

“Please explain how to get your worms ready for sale so they are firmer. Thanks” ~ Earl Arpen Hi Earl, believe it or not this is one of the most common questions we receive. For those readers that are unsure as to why you would want to fatten your worms for sale, it’s due to…

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Worm Composting & Ants

“How do you stop ants from eating all your composting worms?” ~ Bruce Hearder Hi Bruce, Ants can be a real pest in many regions, but contrary to belief, very few ant species actually cause physical harm to your composting worms. A few species will kill very young worms and carry egg capsules away to…

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