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by Wormnewbie
Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Worms & Wormeries
Topic: Worms and compost in sump
Replies: 11
Views: 2533

Re: Worms and compost in sump

Following on from this. I scooped up worms and compost from the sump and returned them to the higher tray. Am adding shredded cardboard. Compost still ends up in the sump so can't see how it will ever reach a level where I can add a second tray. And since as you say worms can't jump how do you get t...
by Wormnewbie
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Worms & Wormeries
Topic: Worms and compost in sump
Replies: 11
Views: 2533

Re: Worms and compost in sump

That's great thanks. Not quite sure what you mean by bedding. Shredded paper/newspaper/cardboard?
by Wormnewbie
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Worms & Wormeries
Topic: Worms and compost in sump
Replies: 11
Views: 2533

Worms and compost in sump

As my worms have digested all the newspaper lining the tray, they have moved into the sump. I have left the tap open so they don't drown and put in some crumpled up newspaper. And am continuing to put food in the tray above. However, the sump is now full of worm compost. Should I shovel it out and p...
by Wormnewbie
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Worms & Wormeries
Topic: Newspaper shredded or otherwise
Replies: 4
Views: 1982

Re: Newspaper shredded or otherwise

Thanks. I put the tray with worms in a bin bag the first night and quite a few found their way out into the bag (and also found some holes in the bag). Last night I put the whole wormery in a large mountaineering survival bag but left the top open. My husband seemed to think that if I taped it shut ...
by Wormnewbie
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Worms & Wormeries
Topic: Newspaper shredded or otherwise
Replies: 4
Views: 1982

Newspaper shredded or otherwise

Having just received my wormery...very exciting...and following the set up instructions am a tad confused. The video shows sheets of damp newspaper covering the worms, where as the leaflet says 2 inches of shredded paper? So which is it. Or is it both? I put the worm tray in a bin bag last night but...

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