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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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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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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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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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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