August 2013

What to Do With a 4 Month Old Worm Bin

Question from Robin:

My worm farm is about four mo old. Is there a point where I have to start removing some of the composted stuff, or is ok to leave in the bin as long as there is always also plenty of uncomposted straw and food scraps for them to eat? Thank you.

Hi Robin,

I would say that the 4-6 month mark is when you should definitely start to think about harvesting material from your vermicomposting system, or even performing a major overhaul. By this point the habitat quality will likely be on the decline – as more and more vermicompost accumulates – even if there is a fair amount of unfinished material..

Continuing to add food to a habitat that is mostly vermicompost can (more…)

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