Return to the Vermicomposting Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
another food question :/

Posted by michael1846 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 12, 13 at 20:21

do i have to feed worms organic food will the lettuce have pesticides and stuff on it that will harm my worms please help!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: another food question :/

Feed them exactly what you feel comfortable feeding your family....but, for heavens sakes, don't feed them any excess salt, or animal fats, or sugar.

You know, like what McDonald's laces their stuff with.

Chuckiebtoo


 o
RE: another food question :/

thank you i froze the lettus then thawed and fed sound right?


 o
RE: another food question :/

That would be fine, Michael, but since lettuce breaks down so quickly, you didn't need to freeze it first. I like freezing my food because of the amount of scraps I accumulate, and to keep fruit flies at bay, as I live in an apartment.

Freezing breaks down tough veggies like broccoli, cauliflower ends, potato peelings etc.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Vermicomposting Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here