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i just purchased a Fellowes 79ci shredder ordered it through amazon. i thought i had researched shredders thoroughly. however, i did not realize that some shredder manufacturers such as Fellowes does…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Feiller Dec 11, 2012.
About a month ago i met my nephew and his daughters at a how to raise worms and save the planet. I had never attended one of these and i wanted to hear a presentation, which by the way was very well…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Feiller Jun 6, 2012.
in the fall i had piled up a bunch of leaves to rot on top of the flagstone in the front yard. it has been over six months and the pile has dwindled as i moved it into the compost piles or straight…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by pauls wiliams May 29, 2012.
as i have mentioned in other post the results i have had with feeding straight horse manure versus, feeding precomposted produce, leaves, and cardboard have been disappointing. the worms are smaller and not as fertile.
so i have decided to set up a new tote which will be fed exclusively on Purina Worm Chow and paper products.
i removed the top 3 inches of an identical established bin's contents which included probably two pounds of worms and left the bottom 4 inches of mucky…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2012 at 11:19am — 18 Comments
Posted on July 20, 2012 at 9:43am — 1 Comment
it is difficult to state information as being constants. everyone has heard that plastic totes without holes get soggy wet on the bottom, become anerobic and the worms either head for better pastures or die from the anerobic conditions.
below are some photos i took today of a bin; mostly PE's, but probably 20% EF's. i have been trying to systematically redo my bins, setting up production containers, mostly 5-gal buckets. i should reach my goal of a million worms in 4 months. i had not…Continue
Posted on May 29, 2012 at 8:51pm — 14 Comments
my 8 grandkids (ages 1yr to 13yrs) will be here in a couple of weeks for their great grandmother's 100th birthday (ok so that has nothing to do with worms) i have been corresponding and conversing over the phone about my latest adventure with nature; the worms. almost every year since they have been in existence they have become accustomed to the strange grandfather's adventures and they smile or laugh or do their best to be polite. well, they are becoming concerned with me and the…Continue
Posted on April 2, 2012 at 11:14pm — 16 Comments