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Doggie Digester (DD) Update

OK, here's the top I made for the DD.  After more research, much thought, input from some friends (thanks especially to Pat) and a timely bump of some links from Andrew, I decided I was much better off allowing lots of ventilation, and free access to the BSF, so they can help reduce the volume of the, ahem, "worm food" a lot quicker.  It's quickly becoming apparent that the sheer volume produced by 3 large dogs is going to be an even bigger issue than I originally anticipated (I didn't even…


Added by Sharon Hollars on May 3, 2011 at 2:57pm — 15 Comments

Doggy Poo Digester

I've been contemplating an in-ground, doggy-poo vermidigester for a while, now, and finally got it placed and started the other day.  I used an old Rubbermaid trash barrel we've had around for over a decade.  We bought it new to use for aquariums and such.  It's never had anything in it but clean, filtered, fresh or salt water.  It had some large holes drilled in the sides because it was a reservoir for RO water and had a "sight glass" tube attached to the side to show how full it was. …


Added by Sharon Hollars on March 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

My new FT bin

So, I guess I'm pretty hooked on vermicomposting already.  I've gone from the garden worm tubes started in early fall, to a RM bin, to the new FT bin.  The bins are both indoors.  I seeded the worm tubes with Ef's, the RM bin is Ef's and the FT is EF's so far, but I'm working on sources of Eh's, Ee's (thanks, again, to Pat James) and looking for any other species that can co-habit in a FT.  I'm hoping to add some Alabama jumpers as I work the garden come warmer weather.




Added by Sharon Hollars on February 4, 2011 at 2:05pm — 23 Comments



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