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#1 Digital M@

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 11:15 PM

I started a red worm bin late this summer and I cannot believe how fast these worms multiply. It is amazing to see how the population grows in spurts. I dumped 3/4+ of my worms and dirt into my vegetable garden in late fall so they could get down before the cold and the left over bits of food could decompose. I figured it would take awhile for my population to rebuild and I would be fine through winter I was wrong. I have a 20 gallon container and it is busting at the seams. Worms are crawling out of the top of the lid and out of the small weep holes in the bottom. I opened it yesterday and found thousands of baby worms. Every inch of the sides of the bin were covered in them, and there war 2-3 clumps of baby worms the size of golf balls. I need some warm weather so I can dump them out. They are composting 1-2 lbs of food a week. Nature is cool.

#2 joshuaslater



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Posted 31 January 2012 - 07:34 AM

Can o' worms indeed!

#3 Spike


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Posted 31 January 2012 - 12:03 PM

If you were closer by I'd be willing to take a worm colony off your hands. We're breaking ground for our expanded veggie garden right now and y'all know how hard Georgia clay can be. We have three compost tumblers half-full and ready to go, but worms would be excellent. I'm not so wild about using lime, as too much lime is bad for the tomatoes.

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#4 Frankthedm



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Posted 11 February 2012 - 12:13 AM

How to Eat Fried Worms

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#5 Digital M@

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 10:19 AM

First you bite the heads off

#6 Baphomet69


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Posted 12 February 2012 - 06:12 AM

Nah, first you soak them in tequila....

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