Rhodesian red wriggler earthworms, or Kariba earthworms does a lot to enhance fertility in soil, and is the backbone of organic gardening and permaculture.

It takes very little effort to cultivate them. They thrive in dark and moist circumstances with some ventilation and draining.

Their favourite foods include pumpkin, cow manure and ordinary brown cardboard boxes.

They also eat raw fruit and vegetable peels and scraps, crushed egg shells, coffee grounds and torn tea bags.

Do not feed them pineaple, tomato, citrus, onions, weeds, leaves or cooked food.

Add water as needed to moisten the soil.

If using a vermifarm, drain the vermitea regularly.

The ideal ratio of earthworms in a garden is 25 worms per square metre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rhodesian red wriggler earthworms, or Kariba earthworms does a lot to enhance fertility in soil, and is the backbone of organic gardening and permaculture.

It takes very little effort to cultivate them. They thrive in dark and moist circumstances with some ventilation and draining.

Their favourite foods include pumpkin, cow manure and ordinary brown cardboard boxes.

They also eat raw fruit and vegetable peels and scraps, crushed egg shells, coffee grounds and torn tea bags.

Do not feed them pineaple, tomato, citrus, onions, weeds, leaves or cooked food.

Add water as needed to moisten the soil.

If using a vermifarm, drain the vermitea regularly.

The ideal ratio of earthworms in a garden is 25 worms per square metre.

 

 

 



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