12 Things You Can and Can’t Compost in a Vermicomposting Bin

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Knowing what you can put into your vermicomposting bins that won’t kill your worms is a never-ending battle of research and google searching. Worms are very sensitive creatures and adding the wrong things to their bin can be the difference between success and mass die-offs. Can You Compost Dog Poop? The good news, Dog poop … Read more

The Asian Jumping Worm

The Asian Jumping worm

It’s called the Asian jumping worm, and it is a type of invasive pest that has been spotted in various locations across the United States. It can cause significant damage to crops, and some people are reporting seeing this worm in their garden. If you want to learn more about this worm, or what steps … Read more

tiny white bugs in soil, what they are, and how to remove them

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You may have noticed small white bugs crawling around the soil in your garden or vermicomposting bin, These little creatures are called “soil mites,” and they help decompose organic matter. They tend to explode in population if the soil has become overly wet and/or acidic. Don’t worry, they won’t hurt anything, but they might end … Read more

Can You Compost Paper with Ink?

Can You Compost Paper with Ink?

Yes, you can compost paper with ink. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before throwing your old documents into the bin and expecting them to break down quickly. The first thing is that no matter what kind of paper you have it will need oxygen for decomposition so make sure to … Read more

Can You Compost Paper Towels?

Can You Compost Paper Towels?

Paper towels are something that most of us use on a day-to-day basis. They’re one of those items where you buy them, use them and then throw them away without any thought about what happens next. Paper Towels usually end up in a landfill because they can’t be recycled, but there is another option! In … Read more

Can You Compost Onions?

Can You Compost Onions?

You’re probably wondering if you can compost onions and other vegetables. The answer is yes! You should be able to compost everything from potatoes, carrots, broccoli, apples, oranges, and ONIONS, plus a lot more. However, there are some exceptions. One major exception is that you should not put onions in your worm bin because they … Read more

Can you Compost Eggshells?

Can you Compost Eggshells

Have you ever wondered if you could compost eggshells? If so, you are not alone. This is a question that many people ask themselves when they see the pile of eggshells in their garbage can and want to do something good for the environment instead. So, Can you compost eggshells? You can compost eggshells! Eggshells … Read more

Can You Compost Bread?

Can You Compost Bread?

Many people wonder if they can compost bread. The answer to this question is complicated, as it depends on many factors. First, we need to know what type of bread you are talking about. Bread can be made from a variety of ingredients, including wheat flour, rye flour, whole grains like oats and cornmeal, or … Read more

Composting with Worms: 5 Common Mistakes

Composting with Worms: 5 Common Mistakes

It’s easy to make mistakes when starting a worm bin. Composting worms speed up the composting process, but if you’re new at vermicomposting it can be tricky! Once you get the hang of it though, your household might even adopt these little guys as members of their family and treasure them for all they do! … Read more