Worm Composting & Moles

“How to defend worms from pests, especially moles?” ~ Dragan Lazarevic Hi Dragan, The ultimate protection for worm pests and predators of course involves keeping your worm farming systems indoors (assuming no nasty creatures are brought inside with the worms). This is obviously not a feasible option for all worm farmers, especially those with much…

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Insect Pests in your Worm Beds

One topic that comes up a lot, both on the forum and in the questions received, is worm bed ‘pests’. Of course this is totally understandable – we all want our worms to stay healthy and happy, and thus invaders of any kind can easily cause us alarm. That being said, in my experience the…

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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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