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What's better than worms? Free worms!
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So I had been debating on whether to get worms locally or from Bentley. Went on craigslist last night and guess what? Someone was giving away her worm bin!Woot! Her bin is full of worms and castings!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by RT Jul 22, 2013.

Should I get more worms? And more questions.
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Long story but I killed my first worm bin (rubbermaid deluxe version).Back story here.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Aug 8, 2013.

Buy from reputable seller such as redwormcomposting or buy locally?
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I think I'm ready to try my second worm bin and was wondering if I should buy locally or from Bentley again?It's costing me the same price. The locally seller is price gorging (local pick up price is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue May 10, 2013.

So I think I killed my first worm bin :(
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Went the other extreme and I think my bin was too dry. Not finding any worms when I dug around. Should I leave it alone in hopes of cocoons? Or buy another pound of worms? :(Thanks.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Jul 21, 2013.

 

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Patricia replied to RT's discussion Should I get more worms? And more questions.
"How are things going with you new batch of worms?  Do you have them yet??"
Aug 8, 2013
Jacob Skye Bonilla replied to RT's discussion Should I get more worms? And more questions.
"1. if it's hot outside definetly bring the bin in or keep it in the shade 24 hours a day. i live in Hawaii and it is really hot this summer during the spring and fall i keep my bin in the sun at least 8 hours a day the worms are fine. beware…"
Aug 3, 2013
RT replied to Armoured's discussion Large quantity of apples - outdoors
"How abt compost trenches? http://www.redwormcomposting.com/large-scale-vermicomposting/the-vermicomposting-trench/ I personally will just blend the apples and pour them into my compost bin, followed by dirt or chopped up 'browns' on top."
Jul 31, 2013
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Jul 24, 2013
Ar-Pharazon replied to RT's discussion Should I get more worms? And more questions.
"Patricia, she means this one."
Jul 23, 2013
Patricia replied to RT's discussion Should I get more worms? And more questions.
"where is the discussion located?"
Jul 23, 2013
RT replied to RT's discussion Should I get more worms? And more questions.
"Maxed out on reply so replying to this instead :D I got free worms!!! :D Created a new discussion re this. So excited :D"
Jul 22, 2013
RT replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"Cool! I might stick with the 'fresh' stuff for now :D Haven't fed the worms in the bin as the previous owner threw in some basil stalks already. My DIY worm bag has no mesh top so I'm risking it for now LOL set out a bunch of…"
Jul 22, 2013
Ar-Pharazon replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"Personally I give them "fresh" stuff; i.e. I don't pre-compost, other than whatever accidentally happens in my fridge.  But it's always a judgment call.  Like, I've heard don't give them fresh onions, so I…"
Jul 22, 2013
Ar-Pharazon and RT are now friends
Jul 22, 2013
RT replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"I maxed out the reply to you already so am replying tp your initial message again LOL Hmm...pumpkin? Will keep that in mind. Do you have suggestion re worm food? Better 'fresh' veggie waste from kitchen? Or moldy stuff sitting in my…"
Jul 22, 2013
Ar-Pharazon replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"Whoa, sorry if I gave the wrong impression.  When I said worm patties, I meant after using the "turbo light harvesting method" to separate worms from VC.  So at times, heaps of worms resulted from that -- but it's not like…"
Jul 22, 2013
RT replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"I had the worm bin. I thought they all died so I had 2 DIY compost bins. One is 'cooking' while I am adding to the second. Intending to grab stuff from the 1st compost bin to feed the worms. Good idea? It's not hot composting as…"
Jul 22, 2013
Ar-Pharazon replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"Hehe.  Well, I think it took 6 months or more for my worm population to really take off.  At first I had unrealistic expectations about how fast the worms would eat and reproduce, and it was an exercise in patience. I had a worm bin…"
Jul 22, 2013
RT replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"Wow!!!!! I can only hope to get to where you are now! :D The thought of so much worms? *huge smile* Plus I can't wait to be able to move some of the stuff that's sitting in my compost bins in my backyard into the worm bin so it can be…"
Jul 22, 2013
Ar-Pharazon replied to RT's discussion What's better than worms? Free worms!
"There have been times when I could confidently say "many thousands".  Sometimes toward the end of harvesting, I would end up with pink slabs of worms like piles of hamburger meat.  More recently, I really can't tell whether…"
Jul 22, 2013

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