Can Red Wigglers & European Crawlers Coexist In The Same Worm Bin?

“Can red wigglers and European Crawlers coexist in the same basic bin?” ~ Jim E Hi Jim, In terms of co-existing alone, the answer is yes. I was reading some research papers the other day about the concerns of the introduction of exotic (foreign) earthworm species into American land. I’m not going to go into…

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Will NightCrawlers Multiply Like Red Wigglers?

“I was pulling weeds this week in my garden and came upon about two or three hundred night crawlers. Needless to say I started a new worm bin so I could keep them separated from my others. Will they multiply like red wigglers? Do I need to do anything special for this type of worm?…

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Purchasing Red Worms From A Bait Store

“Are red worms from a bait store the same as the red worms that I would order from gardening catalogs? Thanks,” ~ Sandy Hi Sandy – That is a good question since it highlights the limitations of relying solely on ‘common names’. I’m sure there are a lot of bait shops that carry ‘Red Worms’,…

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Keeping Red Wigglers & Nightcrawlers Together

“Can you grow red wigglers and nightcrawlers together? Where the best place to get the worms? We want to raise them as a class project to learn about science and ways to help the earth and to help plants grow.” ~ SmithWood Girls That is a great question, girls! I have sneaking suspicion that you…

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