You will soon see if your worm composter is too wet – it looks visibly sodden.
Our composting worms are mixture of species (mainly reds and dendras) selected for their composting ability.
Your wormery composter is particularly suitable for peelings and leftovers of fruit and vegetables, such as potato peels, apple cores, green tops of vegetables, etc.
You can do - they will definitely help work through the material.
Worms are decomposers and they consume organic matter and convert it into nutrient-rich compost.
Woodlice, also known as sowbugs or pillbugs, are crustaceans that are commonly found in damp environments, such as gardens and compost piles. While they are not harmful to the worms or the composting process in a wormery, they can be a nuisance.
Many worms like to remain in the lower trays of stacking tray systems. In fact they are unaware of the tray system really as there are holes in each tray so it's fair to say it is not an exact science. [more...]
Here are a few tell-tale signs; The majority of your compost has a deep, rich color - it will also have the same texture throughout.