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

Alternatives to Traditional Mealworm Substrate

Alternatives to traditional mealworm substrate

Do you want to give your mealworms an alternative type of substrate? There are many options available that can be used instead of traditional bedding that most people don’t know about. There are actually quite a few reasons why you would want to use an alternative to the usual grain-based substrates. It could be an … Read more

How Does An Earthworm Move

How Does An Earthworm Move

Earthworms are an important part of the ecosystem. They play a crucial role in maintaining soil health, and they can even be used to help dispose of organic waste! But how exactly do earthworms move around? How does their body work? In this article, we will answer all these questions and more. How does an … Read more

Quick FAQ: What do hornworms turn into?

What do hornworms turn into

The answer to this question is, in fact, very interesting. Hornworms are the larvae of hawk moth. They can be found in North America and they feed on plants such as corn and tobacco. In order to turn into a full-grown moth, the hornworm goes through four stages of development: egg, larva (hornworm), pupa (chrysalis), and … Read more

Quick FAQ: The Earthworms Lifespan

Earthworm Lifespan

What lengths would you go to in order to live a long life? For many people, the answer is simple: they want their days on Earth as long and healthy as possible. Unfortunately, for some animals, it just isn’t that easy. Take earthworms, for example. These creatures lead relatively short lives before dying off. How … Read more

What Do Hornworms Eat?

What Do Hornworms Eat

When it comes to feeding hornworms, they are not picky eaters! In the wild, they will consume almost any vegetation that is available. Hornworm’s in captivity however should be on a more strict diet rather than “anything goes”. What do hornworms eat in the wild? In the wild, hornworms will consume almost any vegetation that … Read more

What do Wax Worms Eat?

What do Wax Worms Eat

If you are raising wax worms for the first time, there are a few things that you will need to know. We’ll go over what they eat and some tips on how to keep them healthy. What is a waxworm? Or more appropriately, what do wax worms turn into? A wax worm is the larval … Read more

Weight of the average worm

weight of average worm

What’s the weight of an average worm? It might seem like a silly question, but it’s something people often ask us when we talk about worms. There are actually a lot of reasons why someone would need to know the weight of the average worm. * One reason could be to weigh the worm in … Read more

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


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