Best Worms For Composting AND Fishing

“I love gardening and fresh water fishing. Which worms are best for composting AND fishing or should I raise two types?” ~ Grandpa Al Hi Al! There are a few types of worms that I will mention. You can definitely save time and raise one of these for BOTH composting AND fishing. In terms of…

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How Many Composting Worms Should I Start With?

“I am a novice at composting, prior to moving to New Hampshire, I had a micro garden, New Jersey in-which I would put all my UN-eatable waste excluding meats and bones. I soon found worms in my beds. I am learning that worm farming is the way to go. . . At present I am…

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Composting Worms In New York

“Hi, I live in Long Island, New York, zone 7 for planting. Can I grow worms outdoors here? ~ Donna Hi Donna, You can certainly grow worms outdoors in zone 7. I live in Ontario (Canada) and I’m able to keep them alive during the winter here, as long as I take a few extra…

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Coffee Pulp Decomposition & Composting Worms

“Can Earthworms be Used for Coffee Pulp Decomposition?” ~ Jean Marie. Hi Jean Marie, Thanks for the question. For the benefit of all those unfamiliar, coffee pulp is a important agricultural bi-product in coffee-growing regions. It is a moist, fibrous material, representing about 40% (by weight) of the ripe coffee fruit. It can be composted…

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Tennessee Brown Nose Worms

“I would like to find Tennessee Brown nose worms, do you have them and where I could order them from email?” ~ Carolyn Morgan Hi Carolyn, Your question brings up the important topic of worm nomenclature (fancy word for ‘naming’), something that can lead to a fair bit of confusion when you are first learning…

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Composting Worms For Fish Food

“I am particularly interested on the utilization of this worm as fish food in ponds, cages, aquaria and pens. Have you tried feeding these worms to aquatic organisms like fishes? If not, could you please direct me to any research institutions who work on this? Thanks” ~ Papalid Leonila Hi Papalid, I have not personally…

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Different Types Of Composting Worms

“I used to have a worm bed several years ago, but I have since forgotten a lot about it. My son and I went fishing today and several cups of worms were left behind by other people. I picked them up and brought them home. Noticing later that there were three different types of worms,…

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