Unpacking my new worms

Worm bin collage

While I’ll admit this is a fairly dull video of me unpacking my new worms, I did get a kick out of documenting my exuberant revulsion and my singsong, “Oooo, they’re alive.”

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I set up my new worms in my basement about a month ago with the goal of composting my kitchen scraps.

worm farmThere was a learning curve to getting the hang of feeding them. I gave them way too much food at first, and I endured a smelly week or two, but I read up on getting the carbon vs. nitrogen back into balance, and with the addition of some more shredded newspaper the bad smell went away, and they are back to peacefully existing among my basement sunflowers.

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I blog about trying to get out of my comfort zone, completing 101 things in 1001 days (and beyond), and writing my memoirs. My book: Timid No More.
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