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September 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Project help

Can any of you help on my project please the title is.............................  Feeding Earthworms: Do different diets affect them and the soil they enrich

Added by VincentJoel Robles on September 30, 2013 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

Bunk Bin Update

It's been about 3 months since I posted the blog "Hardie Plank Tri-Level Worm Bin" so it's time for an update on the good, the bad, and the ugly details on how this bin.  Fellow vermicomposter iJohn aptly referred to this bin as a Bunk Bin since it resembles bunk beds, so I now refer to them as that.  Thanks much iJohn.  This bin was originally intended as a temporary one to hold harvested worms (see the first blog on this bin for text detail and pictures), but I think I'll be using it for a…


Added by Steve Lambert on September 24, 2013 at 4:09pm — 2 Comments

Shoe Box report 5

Hi folks, I have just separated the shoe box, it is working very well, it does indicate to me my other boxes would work better with a more constant temperature, they are all working well but with a comparison it would be better.

I had to leave seventeen worms out that were over the…


Added by Christopher John White on September 20, 2013 at 6:51pm — No Comments

I thought I had killed them, but

After spending weeks at a time at BF house helping with projects , and then another week gone for Labor Day weekend, and then working like a crazy bastard at all of my jobs and neglecting my home,.... I though I had killed my worms.

My bag felt dry on all sides. and it was crunchy. The food I had put in from the freezer had either been eaten or dried out on top. I began to mourn ( mostly I cursed in my head all of my friends and BF for keeping me away from home....) and I started to…


Added by Metqa on September 15, 2013 at 8:37am — 4 Comments

A few more escapees

I've been trying to leave my indoor bin alone and been doing good. I've just Ben checking to make sure there aren't escapees. Well today, there were a few.

It's definitely moist enough. Since I don't have drain holes it's very moist at the bottom but pretty dry at the top so they can choose where they want to be. And there are lots of worms at all levels.

None of the escapees were adults and the Ph level is about 6.5. So the only thing I can think of is that I never… Continue

Added by Connie on September 12, 2013 at 12:18pm — 5 Comments

New composter in High Desert Area, CA needing worms

I live in Pinon Hills ,CA and was looking for some low cost worms around.

Added by Jon on September 6, 2013 at 2:54pm — 5 Comments

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