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I started a new hot compost pile last night with coffee grounds & paper products (tissues, shredded cardboard & office paper) as the primary components. (Probably 80% of the total mass.)It'll…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Organic Crusader Apr 29, 2013.
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It appears I’m a hopeless worm addict. Most of my free time (not spent with my wife) is spent tending to my worms, my garden and dreaming up new schemes to grow my herd and dispose of more waste.
In the spirit of diverting as much waste from landfills as possible, I decided to move from a single 45…Continue
Posted on July 8, 2013 at 9:00pm — 27 Comments
My wife and I finally did something we haven't wanted to do for years. We bought a bathroom scale. Now as with many things I advocate at home, I had ulterior motives for wanting a scale. Worm related ulterior motives. Sure we could both stand to lose a few pounds, and sure tracking your weight isn't a bad idea, provided you don't become obsessed. But I also wanted to do something our 5 lb kitchen scale couldn't. I wanted to see exactly how much food I was giving the worms, how many coffee…Continue
Posted on March 8, 2013 at 10:00am — 11 Comments
One of my biggest problems when I first started my flow through bin was keeping everything moist enough. Particularly with a heating cable active in a bin that was predominantly bedding, things seemed to dry up very quickly.
I contemplated getting an actual drip irrigation system, and tried various methods of adding water. In no particular order, I've tried the following and discovered shortcomings on each:
1: Spray bottle: too. damn. slow.
2: Hose with mister:…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2013 at 10:19pm — 8 Comments
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