Best Bedding For Small Scale Worm Composting…

“What is the BEST type of bedding for a beginner to start on a small scale with?” ~ Glen Hine Hi Glen! Thanks for asking, it is back to the basics today! Since we are on bedding, and we have discussed the subject of manure last week, I will also go into what type of food…

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Plain Paper As Worm Bedding

“I know cardboard makes for good bedding, but what about plain paper. Should this be soaked, shredded etc?” ~ Brad Tisdale Hi Brad, For the other readers, shredded cardboard makes a great bedding material because it provides a carbon source which can be broken down slowly while it becomes the home for the worms to…

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Tree Stump Grind As A Source Of Worm Bedding

“I would like to know your thoughts on tree stump grind as a source of worm bedding. I know it does not have much nutrients. My neighbor has a tree trimming business and offered it to me. Should I check it for toxins? Thanks” ~ Susan Hi Susan, The long story short – wood chips,…

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Worm Bedding & Castings

“I love your newsletter. Thanks for taking the time to send it out so often! My question is this: I just started my first worm bin a couple of months ago. Will all of the bedding disappear and turn into castings in time, or will I have to separate the castings from the bedding at…

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Formula for Preparing Worm Bedding

“Sir can you give me formula for preparing bedding. I have cow manure and wheat straw. In what % i shell mix to properly compost before use. Want to know c:N ratio in dry cow manure and wheat straw and what is mixing ratio in kg for one tone. Thankyou.” ~ Fajr Sadiq Hi Fajr,…

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