July 11, 2018
It always seems to be at this time of year, when food waste supplies are getting used up very quickly, and an abundance of greenery is sprouting up in the gardens (much of it “planted” by Mother Nature – lol) that I tend to think a lot more about using weeds as worm food.
This is a topic I have written about multiple times on the blog (“Vermicomposting Weeds – Revisited” is a good one to refer to since it links to previous posts on the topic as well), but by golly it still feels like something I haven’t pursued to the extent it deserves!
I always have so many weeds, just begging to be picked (the spread of comfrey in my yard, alone, is very impressive – although my wife doesn’t seem quite as wowed as myself 😉 ) – so it’s nice to have even more of an “excuse” to put in weeding time on a more regular basis.
In the past I have tried different optimization strategies such as (more…)