BWF Blog - Tips & Best Practices for Composting with Live Worms
Worms need a damp, but not wet, environment to thrive. Think about your yard or a local park, if you dig down a few inches the ground is usually moist but not dripping wet. That's the level of moistness you're after in your worm bin.....
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Red wigglers can be incredibly easy to take care of when they are happy and healthy. There are times, however, when worms are crawling out of bins, not eating, or worse, dying. In this 4 part series, we'll take a look at common problems with worm composting, how to troubleshoot each issue, and the tips and steps to take to address each problem.
If worms are fleeing your worm bin it's most likely the result of temperature (too hot or cold), moisture near or on the bin, or pH issues. In this post we explore these issues and how to troubleshoot them.