When to Harvest Red Worms in Small Bin Composting

Expect to harvest your small worm bin every two to four months, advises Mary Appelhof in “Worms Eat My Garbage.” The worms will convert the bedding and food scraps into worm castings, which resemble fine spots of dark earth. Apply the castings to plants and return the worms to fresh bedding.

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Rogue Parrish has written two travel books and edited at the "The Baltimore Sun," "The Washington Post" and the Alaska Newspapers company. She began writing professionally in 1975. Parrish holds a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.