Posted in August 2013

ROTLINE: How do I get rid of fruit flies?

Almost every composter is familiar with the fruit fly. No matter how hard we try, it always seems like the fruit fly is a constant companion in the kitchen or the compost bin. The question constantly comes up: “If I keep my food waste in a sealed container, why do I have fruit flies?” Unfortunately … Continue reading

Red Wiggler Reproduction

As composters, we definitely love our worms. And if you have a healthy vermicompost bin, then you definitely know there’s lots of love between the worms, too. But how exactly do our worm bins become so populous? Red wiggler worms are frequent reproducers. If conditions in the bin are ideal, each worm can produce up … Continue reading

College Composting!

It’s a joy to be home from college for the summer. It has been wonderful being home with my family, friends, and loved ones. Home cooking, my own bed, my own clean bathroom, a clean kitchen, quiet evenings; it is all a wonderful respite from the chaos of college living. Now I’m ready to head back to school. … Continue reading