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Red Wigglers eat a lot!


By BYCOOP admin - Posted on 27 February 2014

Simple scraps from the kitchen mixed with brown bedding can build a large red wiggler population in your backyard even at this time of the year. Check out the composting guide attached below. One of the most comprehensive for a classroom environment.
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Definately not too cold. It could be that your mix is overly brown or overly green. Think Lasagna as you layer your compost and make sure that it is moist.

Take a look at this composting resource

I don't seem to be generating too many worms in my compost bin. Is it too cold now or something?

Can you still compost in the winter months?

The kids were very impressed to learn that red wigglers can eat half their body weight a day.

We equated that to the kids eating 4 pizzas, 10 hambugers, 2 watermelons and 4 lires of milk a day. Most of the kids thought that that would not be a problem!

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