"Welcome to the group, Cynthia. If you're referring to the BSFL photo, they'll probably just dig their way out and look for food (decaying stuff). They won't harm anything so you don't have to worry. I'm actually trying to…"
I just joined this site, and saw your photo! I have those, and ended up dumping a whole bin in the ground and burying them just last weekend. I hope the grubs will suffocate underground. I'll add more bedding this weekend. I have found…"
"thanks, andrew! it's good to be here :)
i'd say i had about 10-20 worms to start out with. my bin is about 2' x 3' x 2'
i can't see the maggot picture, but i asked the guy i bought some worms from (today! i just…"
"Welcome to the group, Rickie. Overfeeding is something we've all done at some point. It's good you recognized that early. Roughly how big is your bin? Would you say your "handful" is a measuring cup full? 1/2 cup? I recently…"
"i just started my first worm bin this month! my friend helped me make the bin out of some ikea bins and installed a spigot. my mom gave me a handful of her red wigglers.
i think i have overfed them, for now i have much more of other species in my…"
"Hi Melody! Congrats on starting in the worm "biz"... :-) I started my bin last December and have two bins going now... no idea how many worms are in there, but it's a LOT more than what I started with. I've only harvested one…"
"Hi, I just started my first bin yesterday, like you, with 1/2 pound of redworms. Just wondering what all I can feed them. I put in some leftover artichoke we had in the refrigerator, and they seem to like that. Also, I have read that food should be…"
"Hey guys, currently I only have two plastic totes with probably 1000-1500 worms....I am looking to transfer over to my two bath tubs that i have ready, and am in the process of building a worm harvester with a 55 gal steel drum cut in half and some…"
"Good question. My business is vermicomposting, I compost at several sites to include my own, in volume over 100 yard per year. I started with 1/2 lb of redworms 4 years ago. I currently do not live in California, but I did at one time. Some of my…"