Any new photos, updates on your worm operation ?
After almost one year learning process, I grow red worms in a wood bin in the backyard, and they seems OK, already harvested about at least 20 pounds of casting. and my plants love…"
"thanks Quofeifan, just out of curiosity, what kind of heavy metal would usually found from manure, like horse, chicken and cattle ? also from the municipal wastewater ?
thanks for these information, it is a learning process for…"
"Thanks for the information. Do you agree that means there will be heavy metal in worm casting which will eventually go to the food chain ? Or the heavy metal element is very low that won't causing concern…"
"Thanks a lots, that's very useful information. I will get rid of all the papaya peel from the food.
I had changed the bedding, hope the worm settle and adjust soon.
thanks a lots again.
"I am now pouring them out and see your message.
I found a few small ball of worms in the bottom. the smell of the bin still like earth, because lots of them are not died, but very slow in action. some just died, no move, but after a few…"
here area the photos of the worm bin, first time for me to upload photo, so, don't know how the photos look like. 1st: the wormbin
2nd: covered with 3-4 pieces of cardboard
3rd: egg cardboard pieces under the cardboard
"I bought the eco earth bricks from pet shop, for they did not know what coir bricks is, and Jerry told me to ask for retile bedding.
I will ask my husband to help me take the photo of the bin, yes, it is Rubbermaid bin.
today, due to…"
thanks for helping. Jerry keeps his worms in the garage with a cooling fan on and his house has better shade then mine.
I already put a thermometer on top of the cupboard that I placed on top the bedding. Now the temp is 80F…"
Thanks for encouragement. The bin was placed in the courtyard in front of house. So, not under the sun, but the temperature is high.
This morning, I went out to see the worm, still no movement. And has to find…"
Thank you so much for the advice. Today, the temp went up to 85F. So I put 2 bottle of ice water hanging in the bin.
Hope tomorrow will see more movement in the bin. again, thanks a lots.