Thursday, June 25, 2009

Composting Has Insect Friends

In warmer climates, composting can be enhanced using some insect larvae.

Black Soldier Fly Larvae are excellent assistants in your compost pile. Many people think these strange crawling larvae insects are larval bush flies or similar............well, they do grow into flies, but not those that are nasty. They are a benefit for many smaller compost producers, especially with wetter organic materials, commonly seen in tropical regions.

For an excellent introduction to these creatures and how they might help you in your composting go to:

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