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banana peals
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen McGuire Jan 16, 2012.

ants
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Eve Sep 2, 2011.

Worm tea toxicity
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Started this discussion. Last reply by jean kruse Aug 17, 2011.

 

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May 13, 2014
Stephen McGuire replied to frank long's discussion banana peals
"Freeze them first for about a week."
Jan 16, 2012
Jerilynn Walton replied to frank long's discussion banana peals
"you can just put them in.  Try to bury them to keep the fruit flies down."
Jan 15, 2012
frank long posted a discussion

banana peals

 can I place the peals outright in my beds or should I compost them first?See More
Jan 15, 2012
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Horse manure users

This group is for people who also use horse manure.We need a group to discuss hot composting,wormer.techniques,problems,etc.
Jan 14, 2012
frank long replied to Lillian Lewis's discussion Newbie not doing well
"I wouldnt use any more food at all. the worms arnt starving believe me. you probably need to let the situation dry out a bit, we arnt raising fish! drain whatever water off the bottom then drill some drainage so that the home is able to be…"
Oct 2, 2011
frank long replied to Hairil's discussion Bokashi into Worm Bin
"do you think that using brewers yeast and scraps would start the proper process? I would like to try it but dont want to create some kind of poison ."
Oct 2, 2011
frank long replied to Lillian Lewis's discussion Newbie not doing well
"Do you have holes drilled for air? Also make sure the bottom has a drain so that the water can run off. My first batch ran away (perhaps wiggled) so make sure there is a top on too! Do you have any fruit flies or other kinds of inhabitants, you…"
Oct 2, 2011
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Sep 8, 2011
Eve replied to frank long's discussion ants
"I believe the photo is shot of start-up bee hives.  And if they are new bee hives the exits are blocked off to hold the bees inside the hives, getting them used to their new homes.  The jars would be full of sugar water to hold the bees…"
Sep 2, 2011
frank long replied to frank long's discussion ants
"The cans on the legs thing looks like it will keep them from coming in but, here in Fla the little dudes can move a whole city in a very short time. They are definitely moved in and have begun selling condos! Btw what are the jars in the pic?"
Sep 2, 2011
Rich Feiller replied to frank long's discussion ants
"ants can stay underwater for 14 days without air, maybe it's the soap"
Sep 1, 2011
Eve replied to frank long's discussion ants
"The can of water works with dish soap too.  It breaks the surface tension and they drown and sink, so no bridging.  But you do have to keep adding water, something you dont have to do too often with oil."
Sep 1, 2011
Peter Barnard replied to frank long's discussion ants
"The only thing that works for me.    "
Aug 31, 2011
Rich Feiller replied to frank long's discussion ants
"no andrew ants will readily build homes in the worm bins and lay eggs, it was a problem in tx because the fire ants would destroy the worm box.   the ants do not like to be disturbed repeated turning over of the contents of the bin is the…"
Aug 31, 2011
Andrew from California replied to frank long's discussion ants
"It's doubtful they established a colony in your bin. They are usually just interested in grabbing food and hauling it away. The best idea I've read about is to put the bin on a little table that has legs sitting in small containers of…"
Aug 31, 2011

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March 5, 2009

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At 10:53pm on June 20, 2009, Susan B said…
Cute piglets. Kinda like a cross between piglets and Sharpei!

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