Wet worm bin? Very wet worm castings?

by Paul O'Brien
(Cheshire uk)

Hi

I have been keeping worms for a good few months now and I have initially used newspaper and cardboard for the bedding.
I feed them a variety of chopped up vegetables, and horse manure occasionally.
Unfortunately, the casts are extremely wet and apppear to be brown regurgitated paper as opposed to a soil based cast that I see online.
I just cant seem to produce casts that are not soaking, to the point that i need to dry out the bedding before it starts to affect the worms.
My worm bins are homemade and are 90cm x 60cm and are made of wood with a 6mm mesh base covered by black weed preventative fabric. They have enough air too.
What am i doing wrong regarding the quality of the casts and the wetness of them?
Regards

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Questions about worm composting.

SearchSuchen


How to make

$ -MONEY - $

with earthworms! 

The Book 

"How to start a profitable worm business on a shoestring budget 

Order a printed copy from "Amazon"  at the SPECIAL PRICE of only

$8.95

or a digital version from the "Kindle" store at the SPECIAL PRICE of only

$3.95

Prices valid till 31.10.2018

Extended!



How worms recycle human manure




Disclaimer: The link to the worm farm is my affiliate link. Meaning, I will get a small commission at no extra cost to you, should you purchase the product through my affiliate link.




Recent Articles

  1. Where can I buy a worm farm

    May 13, 19 07:28 AM

    Where can I buy a worm bin? Are they suitable for sea fishing? Which is the smallest worm?

    Read More

  2. Soldatenfliegen in der Wurmbox

    May 13, 19 07:09 AM

    Ich habe vor drei Wochen meine Wurmfarm (Wurm Café) in Betrieb genommen und dachte ich tue den Würmern etwas Gutes, wenn ich Ihnen etwas Pferdeapfel als

    Read More

  3. Starting a worm bin with lemon peels

    Apr 22, 19 10:47 AM

    This is awesome!! Thank you so much. i use lots of lemon, about two a day. So i have a build up of waste with lots of lemon and i am going to start a

    Read More





Use worms

against climate change