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Update on how my new set up is going.
I went with option A - ONE BIN POLICY
I can no longer distinguish when Im harvesting because it isnt as notably of an event for me as it was in the past. Harvesting now is very similar to feeding time. Is it worth writing about? Well the change in procedures are very notable. The operating principles are different in a flow through compared to stackable trays. In stackable trays you have to dump the tray out and sort the…Continue
Posted on September 8, 2011 at 5:48pm — 2 Comments
Last week I feed the worms 14 lbs of organic waste spread out between three bins. Like always, I topped off the food with a layer of leaves and torn up newspaper on top. Then I leave it to be. Maybe I’ll check it once a day for moisture content, recycle the lechate on top, or just poke around and look at the worms.
So there I was,
Poking and a proding.
Mixing up the castings with the worms
seeing them all scattered about digging down.
And next thing you know…
Posted on July 7, 2011 at 6:31pm — 14 Comments
On behalf of the worms, I speak because these critters have no backbone to stand up for themselves.
Worms Like It Wet! I hope thats not a newsflash for you. Worms are actually very clean invertibrates. Very few people know this though - they like to take bathes regularly - you know - wash the scum of the earth off.
Ever seen a dried worm on the sidewalk? I can only imagine the torment it endured during its final moments of life as it crawled on its belly…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2011 at 4:57pm — 2 Comments
Posted on June 16, 2011 at 6:00pm