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I've read about composting till I have nightmares of being chased by decomposing rutabegas,
I've designed at least 40 "Perfect" worm bins,
I've poked, prodded, and generally annoyed my worms 752.3 times.
I've started a pre-composting experiment,
I've split my bin into two bins,
I have blisters from cutting up cc with scissors,
and I'm starting to use composting abbreviations
all in all things seem to be going quite well, so far anyways, my worms haven't touched any of the food I gave 'em last sunday, good thing I didn't give 'em much, I'm guessing they're snacking on the peat and roots in the used soil I mixed in with their bedding.
my kitchen cupboard precomposting experiment seems to be going pretty well, just about to start a second bucket, the first bucket has reduced by about 20% and doesn't smell at all bad, can't be getting too hot or too sour as the squash seeds are germinating and look healthy enough if a bit pale :) I continue to be pleasantly surprised at how well the activated carbon filters (made for a cats litter box) completely filter out all composting smells, it should be just fine unless my teen figures out what I'm up to, he'd have a cow :)
I've ordered a pair of hedge shears to chop up my compost, that should speed things up a bit, and considering how fast the kitchen scraps seem to add up speed is becoming mandatory, and a bag of prilled dolomitic limestone to take care of any acidity in the compost before I feed it to my worms.
never occurred to me that worm wrangling might be fun and intellectually engaging.
y'all stay safe