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Worms are a Herd Insect

Worms are a Herd Insect
If ants and bees are social insects and praying mantis territorial predators, then I propose composting worms be categorized as a herd insect. In t...

Other Uses of Worms Beyond Farming and Composting

Other Uses of Worms Beyond Farming and Composting
Worms can change the world, in a very literal sense. The most popular and well known education about red worms is that they can eat organic waste a...

Ways Vermicomposting is Better Than Traditional Composting

Ways Vermicomposting is Better Than Traditional Composting
Happy New Year! It's that time of year, when many of us are setting our new year resolutions. If one of your resolutions is to be more green in 20...

The Truth About Coffee Grounds and Worms

The Truth About Coffee Grounds and Worms
Have you ever wondered what happens to the coffee grounds after you make or buy your morning cup of coffee? Like most of us, the thought may have n...

Newest Ruling of Hydroponics and Aquaponics as Organic

Hydroponics and Aquaponics Votes as Organic
As worm farmers dealing with soiled growing food, we are often asked how organic food is grown. What is Organic Food? When we hear "organic food,...

Part II: Charles Darwin, Father of Modern Vermiculture

Part II: Charles Darwin, Father of Modern Vermiculture
Part II: Darwin Returns to Study Worms Charles Darwin, world traveler and recognized by science and newsmen, would settle down in 1842. He moved in...

Composting During the Holiday Season

Holiday Composting
During the holidays, we're often asked: "Should we compost?" Oftentimes, this question is asked because of the large levels of leftovers and waste ...

Can We Vermicompost on Mars?

Mars
With Space X and Boeing now committed to making it to Mars, the idea of developing life support systems that can support human life becomes essenti...

Will They Eat It?: Wrapping Paper

Will They Eat It?: Wrapping Paper
The holiday season is upon us! With it comes family and friends, comfort food, festive parties, and gift exchanges. But after completing your holid...

11 Thanksgiving Foods Worms Love

11 Thanksgiving Foods Worms Love
Red worms and other composting worms love Thanksgiving food and leftovers. But like you, they have their favorites. Nature's Little Recyclers has c...

Part I: Charles Darwin, Father of Modern Vermiculture

Part I: Charles Darwin, Father of Modern Vermiculture
Part I: His First Observations and Presentations on Worms Often scientists are multifaceted, discovering far more than what they are popularly kno...

Will They Eat It?: Turkey Sandwich

Will They Eat It?: Turkey Sandwich
Autumn! November! Thanksgiving! It's the time of year where we make so much turkey that we're reinventing and eating turkey leftovers for days. So ...