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Can Worms Eat Seeds?

If you ask 100 knowledgeable worm people if worms can eat seeds, probably 90% of them will tell you “NO”.

The reality is, worms do eat seeds…albeit indirectly. 

It’s well known that any seed will sprout in a worm bin due to all the beneficial bacteria in the environment.  But, because most sprouted seedlings need sunlight, most of these sprouts that never see the light of day will perish in the bedding.  As the sprouts decay, the worms consume them.  So, in effect, “YES” worms can eat seedlings. 🙂

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