Will worms freeze in winter?

by Charles
(Wellsville ny)

Will worms freeze if left unattended in the winter months ?

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Sep 10, 2016
Worms will die in Winter if it gets to cold.
by: Stephan

Hello Charles,

although worms are pretty hardy creatures they will freeze to death if the temperatures in their bedding drop below 5 degrees Celsius / 41 degrees Fahrenheit.

There are however a few things you can do to protect your worms against cold weather if your worm bin is usually outside. Have a look at the article that I have written about the subject.The URL is


I trust this will assist you to get your worms safely through winter!

Kind regards and blessings to you.

Stephan Kloppert
Author of "How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget"

Editor of www.worm-composting-help.com

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