that fall has come in, it's time to bring the Red Wigglers
Temperatures are dropping faster than
the leaves and our little Red ones are starting to freeze.
If you are planning on harvesting worms
from your backyard composter, look for a warm day when
the worms are more active.
you feed them they will come.
Place a number of juicy veggie scraps
in your composter and wait a few days. The worms will
squirm their way to the food source . (This march will
be slower as it gets cooler).
If it is too cold in your region and
worms do not answer the dinner bell, don't fret. Many
worm eggs or cocoons will have been deposited throughout
your composter. These worm eggs will stay dormant until
conditions become more favourable. When the spring sun
warms up the composter the baby worms will squirm forth
and once again feast on all of your organics.