xc Worm Farming: Alive and kicking

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Alive and kicking

Haven't added any fresh waste for a couple of months. To be honest, am losing confidence in the fact that these worms can do the job, they certainly can't keep up with the amount of vegetable waste we produce on a weekly basis, maybe there just aren't enough of them.

Have pretty much left them to their own devices for a couple of months but checked on them today and there are loads of them in the bottom and next layer up. Am feeling encouraged to try harder with them. Will start adding fresh waste and card/paper again to the upper layer. As can be seen in the pictures the decomposing waste in the upper layer is not pretty (and smells foul!) but the worms seem to be thriving in there.


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