African Nightcrawlers – A Heat Tolerant Composting Worm

“I live in Florida and the ground temperatures get very torrent. I don’t want to air condition a worm bed. I believe there is a worm from Africa that is suitable. What information do you have on a work species that can handle “hot weather?”  Thanks” ~ Carl Hi Carl – You’re likely thinking of…

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Best Worm for Vermicomposting?

“What is the best worm for vermicomposting?” – Bill C. Hi Bill, That is a great question, and something I’m sure many people wonder about. It is one of those questions that can be answered with a “it depends” – but of course my job here is to provide you with a decent response so…

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Red Worms vs. African Nightcrawler In Composting

“On comparision which worm is better for research, Eisenia foetida or eudrilus eugeniae?” ~ Nirmala Natarajan Hi Nirmala, That’s a great question. I haven’t really spent much time talking about different composting worms so I think our readers will find this interesting. I’m not 100% sure what you mean by “research”, but I will assume…

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