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my sister puts earth worms in her compost. is it ok or not?

  1. profile image47
    dudielposted 7 years ago

    my sister puts earth worms in her compost. is it ok or not?

  2. OneMoreLevel profile image54
    OneMoreLevelposted 7 years ago

    Compost is almost like soil. If you mix a little soil in it, it should be fine. Earthworms break up the compost so it is less packed and it can breathe.

  3. MickS profile image70
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    It's best thing to do, the small, red, blood worms are the best.

  4. pippap profile image87
    pippapposted 7 years ago

    Worm castings make the best manure.  You are not only gaining the benefits of the worms breaking up your compost; but, they also excrete high-quality, natural manure.

  5. frankwiggler profile image64
    frankwigglerposted 7 years ago

    For sure, it's the best way to do composting. Red Wigglers are among the best specie out there for the job. Red Wigglers(Eisenia Foetida) Eat 2 times their own body weight in just 24 hours on upper ends of their temperature limits and produces worm castings thats 5 times richer in nitrogen, 7 times richer in phosphates and 11 times richer in Potassium than your average "hot" composting pile.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Backyard-Garden … gler-Worms
    Check this hubpage of mine out, its got loads of info about how Red Wigglers are the best at composting.

  6. Shakespril profile image61
    Shakesprilposted 7 years ago

    It is just okay.

    No need to worry. Worms are best in the compost.