Facebook Anphu Twitter Anphu Youtube Anphu In Anphu Google Anphu

Top 10 Fruits Worms Love To Eat

20-12-2018 Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture
As a new season of harvest rolls around, fresh peaches, pears, apples and much more will be filling kitchen pantries. It’s a great time of year to make delicious morning smoothies, fresh fruit pies and give your worms a succulent treat!
This year, instead of letting all of your fruit trimmings go to waste, start a compost pile with them or give them to your worm farm! Worms are huge fans of fruit, it’s one of their favorite snacks. Any vermicomposter will tell you how much worms just seem to thrive and produce more when fruit is a staple in their diet.
Since fruit doesn’t have a very long shelf life and it tends to go bad every now and then, chances are pretty good that you’ll have some spoiled fruit to share with them on a semi-regular basis. So what kind of fruits do worms like in particular?

Top 10 Fruits Worms Love To Eat

Worms will eat just about anything, but one of their most favorite dishes is organic fruit trimmings. Yes, that’s right – the stuff that usually ends up in your kitchen garbage disposal or in your trash. They’ll gladly take that off your hands, work on it and turn it into valuable compost!
The big rule to bear in mind when feeding worms fruit is to avoid fruit with citric acid. Fruits you definitely want to avoid include oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit and pineapple. Feeding these types of fruits can cause them to try to crawl away and it may kill them. So that’s what they don’t like.
We would like to share with you the top 10 fruits worms do like to eat. Let’s dive in!
  1. Watermelon
  2. Cantaloupe
  3. Honeydew
  4. Banana Peels
  5. Apple Cores
  6. Peaches
  7. Apricots
  8. Pears
  9. Strawberries
  10. Tomatoes*
*Tomatoes are slightly acidic, but worms still seem to like it and will tolerate it just fine in moderation.
Whether you have an abundance of melon rinds, spoiled apples or fruit trimmings, you can feed them to your worms by slicing them up into manageable portions.
Think of it this way. The next time you are checking out at the grocery store, think of buying fruits and vegetables as a healthy investment not only for you but for your house plants and home garden. Those fruit trimmings can go to your hungry worms and they’ll turn your kitchen waste into some of the most rich, nutritional compost you can get your hands on.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz

FEATURED ARTICLE

  • Ngày đăng : 21-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Partial replacement of fish meal by earthworm meal

    Full Length Research Paper Partial replacement of fish meal by earthworm meal (Libyodrilus violaceus) in diets for African catfish, Clarias gariepinus Fish meal is the most common source of protein for aqua feeds. However, the cost of fish meal is on the rise, because of its competing use as feed ingredient by other animals (livestock, ruminants etc.). It is therefore necessary to find alternatives to fish meal in the preparation of animal diets.Various workers have attempted to use other locally available cheap protein sources (e.g. plant protein, agricultural by- products, fishery
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 21-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    How To Harvest Worm?

    When to Harvest Generally, a worm bin will have produced a significant amount of good vermicompost at between two and three months along in the process. If you wait even longer, like 4-6 months, you'll have more finished looking vermicompost (it will look more like soil and have more plant-ready nutrients in it). Tip - Try harvesting early one time, then letting it go for much longer the next time, so that you can see the difference in finished product. Harvesting Methods There are several common ways to separate worms from the vermicompost in your bin. Dump And Sort It's just
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 17-01-2019 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Red Wigglers – King of Compost Worm

    Red Wigglers (Eisenia Fetida), the king of composting worms, are the most popular and versatile of the composting worms. They need 3 things to thrive on breaking down your organic material: Air, Water and Temperature. Provided a good environment, they can eat 50 to 100% of their weight in food a day and produce three cocoons a week. Each cocoon can produce 1 to 5 baby worms. Red Wigglers (Eisenia Fetida) are called a lot of names Redworms, Tiger Worms, Manure Worms and Compost Worms. These worms are the most common composting worm on the market. They also are the smallest compost worm on the
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 21-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Effective of Earthworm

    Effect of earthworms as replacement for trash fish and rice field prawns on growth and survival rate of marble goby (Oxyeleotris marmoratus) and Tra catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus)Nguyen Huu Yen Nhi, T R Preston*, Brian Ogle** and Torbjorn Lundh** An Giang University, 25 Vo Thi Sau St., Long Xuyen City, Vietnam nhynhi@agu.edu.vn * TOSOLY, AA 48 Socorro, Colombia. ** Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 7024, 750 07, Uppsala, Sweden. Abstract Two experiments were carried out in the research farm of An Giang University.
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 05-05-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Earthworms – An animal feed alternative

    Using insects as an alternative to the conventional animal feed has been researched for quite some time now, ranging from flies to insect larvea, this new alternative could be the answer to the ever increasing price of animal feed. Now earthworms are being bred as an alternative feed source, and the waste is being seen as a rich fertilzer. A win-win some would say. Most farmers apply fertilizers and all kinds of manure such as human waste and animal urine on their farms to improve production. They also mulch as an agronomic practice to improve on productivity. Those engaged in dairy,
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 21-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Earthworm And Maggot Meals As A Potential Fish Meal Replacement

    Earthworm And Maggot Meals As A Potential Fish Meal Replacement Three meals were formulated from the earthworm (Endrilus eugineae) and maggot (Musca domestica) and fish (Engraulis encrosicolus). These meals were evaluated as a potential replacement for fishmeal. This is because fishmeal could be very expensive at times. The three meals were used in feeding the catfish (Heterobranchus isopterus) fry for 30 days. Read
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 21-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Earthworm For Marble GobyFish and Catfish

    Utilization of earthworms (Perionyx excavatus) as a protein source for growing fingerling marble goby (Oxyeleotris marmoratus) and tra catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) Nguyen Huu Yen Nhi Faculty of Agricultural and Natural resource, An Giang University, Long Xuyen City, Vietnam nhynhi@agu.edu.vn Literature review Biological characteristics and feeding behavior of two fish species There are many reports on the effects of various animal wastes on growth and reproduction of earthworms. According to Chaudhuri and Gautam Bhattacharjee (2002), biomass production and reproduction of the
    Read more ...
  • Ngày đăng : 19-01-2017 Người đăng : Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd - Solution for organic agriculture

    Earthworm Casting in Saigon

    Currently, we supply earthworm casting in saigon as follows: Price: 100.000vnd/bag Specification: Packed 15kg (PP bag) How to order: Please send email (wormvns@gmail.com) which clearly order: Earthworm Casting Order, quantity, delivery time, number of landline and mobile ....or direct phone to order: Miss My 0968849123. Delivery: After receiving the order, we will contact you for delivery. Delivery time: all weekday from 8am to 5pm. (You can ask for delivery times as you like). Payment: Cash Shipping Costs:   Dist: BÌNH THẠNH, PHÚ NHUẬN, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11 Free 1
    Read more ...

Anphu Earthworm Co., Ltd – Solution for organic agriculture

Design by: Trung Đan